Texas Attorney General

Texas Sues Volkswagen And AudiThe state is seeking restitution on behalf of Texas consumers.
Attorney General Paxton Investigating VolkswagenThe State will investigate if Volkswagen violated Texas consumer laws by deceiving car buyers when selling “clean diesel” cars, that were allegedly programmed to manipulate the data produced during emissions standards testing.
Texas Attorney General Paxton Puts Together Legal DefenseTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton appears to have put together a high-power, high-profile legal team to defend him against felony charges.
Third Lead Prosecutor Appointed In Paxton CaseFormer Harris County prosecutor Nicole DeBorde has been appointed as the third lead prosecutor in the financial crimes cases against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Paxton Will Plead "Not Guilty"According to released indictments, in July of 2011, Paxton purposely did not disclose required information to two buyers of Servergy, Inc stock.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton IndictedThe Republican is accused of misleading investors before taking office.
Texas AG Says County Clerks Don't Have To Issue Marriage Licenses To Gay Couples"Numerous lawyers stand ready to assist clerks defending their religious beliefs... and I will do everything I can from this office to be a public voice for those standing in defense of their rights."
Texas AG: Counties Should Wait If Gay Marriage LegalizedTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is urging county clerks to not immediately start issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules that gay marriage is legal.
Texas Prison Agency Replenishes Execution Drug SupplyTexas prison officials have acquired a small supply of pentobarbital to replenish their dwindling inventory of the execution drug so lethal injections set for next month in the nation's most active death penalty state can be carried out.
Details Released On Major Oil Shipments By Rail Through TexasAs many as 10 trains weekly have been coming into Texas carrying a million gallons or more of Northern Plains crude oil that's been involved in fiery derailments in the U.S. and Canada.
GOP's Ken Paxton Elected Texas Attorney GeneralRepublican Ken Paxton has been elected Texas attorney general.
Texas Catholic Bishops Support Same Sex Marriage AppealTexas Roman Catholic Bishops have thrown their legal support behind the effort to reinstate the same sex marriage ban in Texas.