Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Stops Biden’s Unlaw­ful Ban on Liqui­fied Nat­ur­al Gas Exports

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has secured a major victory, blocking the Biden Administration’s unlawful and indefinite ban on approving applications to export liquified natural gas (“LNG”).

July 02, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Paxton’s Cold Case and Miss­ing Per­sons Unit Secures Indict­ment Against Moth­er of New­born Baby Aban­doned 23 Years Ago

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Office of the Attorney General’s (“OAG”) Missing Persons and Cold Case Unit have secured the indictment of Shelby Stotts for 2nd-degree manslaughter.

July 01, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Cel­e­brates Sanc­ti­ty of Life Day on Sec­ond Anniver­sary of the End of Roe v. Wade

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Office of the Attorney General (“OAG”) observe Sanctity of Life Day to commemorate the second anniversary of the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

June 24, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Responds to SCO­TUS Deci­sion Allow­ing the Biden Admin­is­tra­tion to Pre­vent Res­o­lu­tion of Water Dis­pute Between States

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued a statement responding to the split decision of the Supreme Court of the United States (“SCOTUS”) that grants the federal government even more authority over States and halts the agreement between Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado that would have secured vital water allotments for Texas farmers.

June 22, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Announces $10.22 Mil­lion Set­tle­ment with Major Wire­less Car­ri­ers Over Decep­tive and Mis­lead­ing Adver­tis­ing Practices

Texas reached a $10.22 million 50-jurisdiction settlement with AT&T Mobility, LLC, Cricket Wireless, LLC, T-Mobile USA, Inc., Cellco Partnership, d/b/a Verizon Wireless, and TracFone Wireless, Inc., which resolves the state attorneys general investigations into the wireless carriers’ deceptive and misleading advertising practices.

June 20, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Secures $2 Mil­lion in Refunds to Con­sumers Harmed by Inter­net Company’s Decep­tive Trade Practices

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has secured a judgment against Nomad Internet which includes $2 million in refunds to customers harmed by the company’s unlawful and deceptive trade practices.

June 19, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Advis­es Texas Schools on the Appli­ca­tion of Title IX After Recent Legal Victory

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued an advisory to Texas schools detailing the application of Title IX in light of a recent legal victory that stopped an attempt to force radical “transgender” policies onto state schools in violation of existing law.

June 18, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Noti­fies Over 100 Com­pa­nies of their Appar­ent Fail­ure to Com­ply with the Texas Data Bro­ker Law that Pro­tects Con­sumer Privacy

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued letters notifying over one hundred companies of their apparent failure to register as data brokers with the Texas Secretary of State as required by Texas’s newly enacted Data Broker Law.

June 18, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Pax­ton’s Med­ic­aid Fraud Con­trol Unit Takes Down $70 Mil­lion Health Care Fraud Scheme

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced that Dr. David Young, 61, of Fredericksburg, Texas, was convicted by a federal jury for causing the submission of more than $70 million in fraudulent health care claims.

June 17, 2024 | Press Release

Attor­ney Gen­er­al Ken Pax­ton Leads 19-State Coali­tion Chal­leng­ing the Fed­er­al Gov­ern­ment for Over­step­ping Author­i­ty and Forc­ing Cost­ly Green Ener­gy” Tran­si­tion on States

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is leading a coalition of 19 states to challenge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (“FERC”) decision to adopt rules that would force the Biden Administration’s costly and inefficient “green energy” transition onto states.

June 14, 2024 | Press Release