Pax­ton Files Brief in U.S. Supreme Court to Ensure Employ­ees’ Reli­gious Free­doms Are Protected

Attorney General Paxton has joined a cert-stage amicus brief led by West Virginia and Louisiana that argues the U.S. Supreme Court should take up Groff v. DeJoy, to strengthen religious liberty protections.  

October 07, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up

The law enforcement round up is comprised of important arrests from the Child Exploitation and Fugitive Apprehension Units.

October 07, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Mes­sage to Overzeal­ous Fed­er­al Reg­u­la­tors Threat­en­ing Texas’s Bank­ing and Ener­gy Industries

Attorney General Paxton signed a Utah-led letter to Acting Comptroller Hsu of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) regarding the appointment of a Chief Climate Risk Officer, as well as the OCC’s misguided focus on “climate-related financial risk.” 

October 07, 2022 | Press Release

Fed­er­al Court Grants Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton and Sec­re­tary of State Scott a Major Win for Elec­tion Integrity

The New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit sided with Attorney General Paxton and Secretary of State John Scott after several groups attempted to sue Secretary Scott for information about efforts to ensure that non-U.S. citizens are not voting in Texas elections. 

October 06, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Cold Case and Miss­ing Per­sons Unit Hosts Sem­i­nar Sup­port­ing Law Enforce­ment Agen­cies in Solv­ing Cases

The Texas Attorney General’s Cold Case and Missing Persons Unit is hosting a free seminar for law enforcement agencies across the state titled “Investigating Cold Cases in 2022: DNA, Genealogy, Cell Phone Location Analytics, and Other Resources” on October 5 and 6.

October 06, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Secures Anoth­er Major Vic­to­ry Against Biden Admin­is­tra­tion, Stop­ping Their Attempts to Force Woke Gen­der Pol­i­cy on Texans

Attorney General Paxton has secured another major victory over the Biden Administration with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas ruling in favor of Texas and halting implementation of two woke Biden Administration rules.  

October 06, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Chal­lenges Cor­po­rate America’s Newest Tac­tic to Tar­get Amer­i­can Cit­i­zens’ 2nd Amend­ment Rights

Attorney General Paxton joined a multistate letter led by Tennessee and Montana that is being sent to the CEOs of American Express, Mastercard, and Visa due to their problematic targeting of 2nd Amendment rights.

September 29, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Let­ter Stand­ing Up to Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment for Over­step­ping Author­i­ty and Forc­ing New Costs on Taxpayers

Attorney General Paxton has led a coalition of states in sending a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) pushing back against its proposed rule attempting to advance the Biden Administration’s radical climate agenda.  

September 29, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton Launches Investigation into S&P Global’s Use of ESG Factors in Credit Ratings, Potentially Violating Consumer Protection Laws

Attorney General Paxton joined a Missouri-led multistate investigation into S&P Global Inc. for potential violations of consumer protection laws.

September 28, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Sends Let­ter to U.S. Sen­ate Demand­ing Rejec­tion of a Bill that Would Under­mine States’ Author­i­ty and Amer­i­can Energy

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Louisiana-led coalition in strongly opposing the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2022 and sending a letter to Senator Chuck Schumer and Senator Mitch McConnell expressing the reasons for such opposition.  

September 26, 2022 | Press Release