Pax­ton Encour­ages the Fed­er­al Trade Com­mis­sion to Take Con­crete Steps to Pro­tect Amer­i­cans’ Privacy

Attorney General Paxton has joined a Massachusetts-led multistate comment letter to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) conveying the need for stronger privacy protections related to commercial surveillance and data security.  

December 07, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round-Up: Novem­ber 1 – 152022

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

December 06, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Wins Major Non-Del­e­ga­tion Case in the Fifth Cir­cuit, Stops Unac­count­able Pri­vate Reg­u­la­tors from Harm­ing the Horserac­ing Industry

Attorney General Paxton has secured a significant victory in the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, with the court striking down the federal Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act (HISA) as unconstitutional.

December 05, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Crim­i­nal Pros­e­cu­tions Divi­sion Secures Guilty Ver­dict Against Man Who Sex­u­al­ly Assault­ed a Child

Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Criminal Prosecutions Division trial team secured a guilty plea against a man who committed sexual assault of a child.

December 01, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Con­cludes Data Breach Inves­ti­ga­tions, Col­lects Set­tle­ments of Over $1.5 Mil­lion from Exper­ian and T‑Mobile

Attorney General Ken Paxton has announced that his office, along with a coalition of other state attorneys general, has obtained settlements totaling more than $16 million with Experian Data Corp., Experian Information Solutions, and T-Mobile.  

November 30, 2022 | Press Release

Paxton’s Team Appear­ing Before SCO­TUS to Stop Biden Admin From Releas­ing Vio­lent Ille­gal Aliens into Communities

Lawyers from Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office are representing Texas before the U.S. Supreme Court today concerning a case where Paxton sued to stop the Biden Administration from illegally refusing to enforce immigration laws.  

November 29, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Leads Coali­tion to Push Back Against New EPA Stan­dards That Put Amer­i­can Ener­gy and Nation­al Secu­ri­ty at Risk

Attorney General Paxton led a multistate coalition that filed a brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit to halt the implementation of radical climate regulations promulgated by the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  

November 28, 2022 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Paxton’s Law Enforce­ment Round Up: Octo­ber 16 – 312022

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

November 23, 2022 | Press Release

Pax­ton Express­es Seri­ous Con­cerns With the EPA’s Pro­posed Revival of Oba­ma-Era Envi­ron­men­tal Jus­tice” Rule

Attorney General Paxton joined an Oklahoma-led comment letter sent to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael Regan that lays out numerous problems with a new and onerous proposed rule.  

November 17, 2022 | Press Release

Fed­er­al Court Issues Opin­ion Allow­ing Texas Law That Pre­vents Vot­er Fraud to Stand and Take Effect

Attorney General Paxton has secured another major victory for election integrity after the New Orleans-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued an opinion in favor of Paxton and a Texas law aimed at securing our elections.  

November 17, 2022 | Press Release