Judge To Stay On Paxton Trial Despite Removal RequestJudge George Gallagher will remain on the Ken Paxton case when it gets underway in Houston this September, despite attempts by the Texas attorney general's legal team to have the judge removed.
Texas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax DiesTexas Insurance Commissioner David Mattax has died of cancer. Gov. Greg Abbott said that he was mourning "the loss of a friend, a colleague and a distinguished public servant."
AG Paxton's Trial Starts In SeptemberJury selection is scheduled to begin Sept. 11 in Houston.
Judge Rules Paxton Trial Moved To HoustonThe criminal trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton will move to Houston
Judge Moving Ken Paxton Securities Fraud Case Out Of Collin CountyThe securities fraud trial of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton won't be starting on May 1st, and it won't be in Collin County.
Key Rulings Expected Thursday In Criminal Case Against Texas AGDuring a hearing Wednesday, the judge expressed concern about keeping the case in Collin County, where Paxton is from.
Unpaid Bills Put Paxton Trial In LimboOn the brink of bringing Texas' attorney general, Ken Paxton, to trial on felony securities fraud charges, the government's prosecutors are threatening to bail out of the case unless they get paid.
CAIR Calls Texas AG's Objection To Muslim Prayer Room A 'Cheap Islamophobic Publicity Stunt'The Texas office of the Council on American-Islamic Relations condemned state Attorney General Ken Paxton's objection to the use of a spare classroom in Frisco ISD by Muslim students to perform daily prayers.
Texas Asks To Join Lawsuit Over Dallas County ICE HoldsTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton has asked a judge to allow the state to join Dallas County officials in a federal lawsuit brought by immigrants alleging their civil rights were violated when they were held in the county jail on immigration holds.
Federal Judge Tosses SEC Suit Against Texas Attorney GeneralA federal judge on Thursday dismissed claims by the U.S. government that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fraudulently duped wealthy investors before taking office.
Judge Denies Request To Delay Texas Voter ID LawsuitA long-running lawsuit over the contentious voter ID law will move forward in federal court. A judge on Friday denied a request from the U.S. Justice Department and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to delay the case.
New Voter ID Bill Prompts Texas To Ask Court For More TimeTexas wants a long-running voter ID lawsuit put on hold now that Republican lawmakers are proposing legislation that would comply with a federal court's ruling last year that found the existing law discriminatory.