Texas AG Ken Paxton Again Stressing That There Is No Statewide School Shutdown Order In PlaceOne day after sending a letter saying that health authorities can't issue 'blanket orders' closing schools because of the COVID-19 pandemic, on Wednesday Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a statement clarifying that there is no statewide shutdown order in effect.
Stephenville Mayor Didn't Anticipate Statewide Impact Of His Question To Texas AG Ken Paxton About Reopening SchoolsMayor Doug Svien said he didn’t understand how an order from a city contract employee could potentially override the decision of a school board.
Dallas, Tarrant County Health Leaders Disappointed Texas AG Ken Paxton 'Overruled' School Delay Orders During PandemicTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton released a legal opinion that says local health authorities can’t issue blanket orders to close schools to prevent COVID-19 cases.
Some North Texas Religious Private Schools Prepare To Reopen During PandemicFirst Baptist Academy is one school planning to open its doors in three weeks.
Texas AG Paxton: Religious And Private Schools Don't Have To Follow COVID-19 Public Health OrdersIn a letter simply addressed to 'Religious Private Schools in Texas' Attorney General Ken Paxton made claims that local public health orders attempting to restrict school reopenings violate the U.S. and Texas Constitutions
Texas Attorney General Sues San Antonio-Based Student Loan Debt Relief CompanyKen Paxton is warning college students to beware of loan debt relief companies. Paxton is suing San Antonio-based My Education Solutions.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's Felony Securities Fraud Case To Return To Collin CountyA judge on Thursday ordered that the felony securities fraud case against Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton be returned to his home county in North Texas.
Texas Supreme Court: Lack Of Immunity To Coronavirus Does Not Qualify For Mail-In BallotThe Texas Supreme Court for ruled Wednesday, the lack of immunity to COVID-19 does not qualify a voter to vote by mail.
Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Expansion Of Mail-In Voting For Texas Residents Concerned About COVID-19A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a ruling in Texas that expanded mail-in voting for residents who are concerned about contracting the coronavirus.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an appeal to block a federal court ruling this week that allows mail-in ballots for residents who are concerned about contracting the coronavirus.
Federal Judge Orders Expansion Of Mail-In Voting In TexasA federal judge has ordered Texas to allow any of the state’s 16 million voters to cast a ballot by mail over fears of the coronavirus.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Says Fear Of COVID-19 Does Not Qualify Residents For Mail-In BallotsTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton says fear of contracting COVID-19 does not qualify residents for mail-in ballots even as the pandemic continues.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Sends Warning To Dallas County About 'Unlawful Restrictions'Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has sent a stern warning to Dallas County about "unconstitutional and unlawful restrictions" that he says conflict with the governor's executive orders.
After Ken Paxton Comments, Dallas County DA Says It's 'Disingenuous' To Connect Shelley Luther Case To Prosecuting PolicyDallas County DA John Creuzot says it is "disingenuous" to connect the case of Shelley Luther to his prosecuting policies after Texas AG Ken Paxton mentioned those policies in his call for her release.
Other Businesses And Legal Experts Watching As Jailed Dallas Salon Owner Receives State Leaders’ SupportSome say the Texas attorney general, governor, and lieutenant governor are sending mixed messages by supporting a Dallas salon owner who very publicly violated county and state coronavirus stay at home orders.