Fort Worth ISD Holds Emergency Board Meeting To Discuss School ReopeningBoard members with the Fort Worth ISD met Thursday morning to hammer out how the school year will begin, after recent comments from Attorney General Ken Paxton and the Texas Education Agency changing its guidelines on funding.
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.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Says School Boards And The Governor Should Decide On Reopening Schools, Not Local Health AuthoritiesTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton has given the green light for school officials -- both public and private -- to decide whether, when, and how to open school.
Texas Attorney General 'Disappointed' Supreme Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt To End DACATexas Attorney General Ken Paxton says he's disappointed with the Supreme Court's decision to reject Trump administration's attempt to end the DACA program.
AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Inmates In Harris CountyTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an intervention Sunday to prevent the release of thousands of inmates during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
State Agencies Warn Tornado Victims About 'Deductible Scam'Two state agencies are warning North Texans about a new company targeting victims of the recent tornadoes.
AG Paxton Warns Dallas Area Business For 'Sparking Fear' Among Residents in Storm-Ravaged AreasTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton issued a cease-and-desist letter to a North Texas contractor who distributed fliers in neighborhoods impacted by the recent tornados.
Texas AG Leads National Antitrust Investigation Into GoogleJust how "free" is the internet?
Dallas' Paid Sick Leave Requirement Draws Ire, Possible Challenge From Texas Attorney General Ken PaxtonTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton is arguing that only state lawmakers can require businesses to offer paid sick leave and that it's not up to individual cities.
Texas AG Ken Paxton's Office Asks Court Of Appeals To Allow State To Defund Planned ParenthoodOn behalf of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments saying Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.
Sen. Angela Paxton Says Bill To Change State Securities Law 'Has Literally Nothing To Do' With Husband's Criminal CaseSen. Angela Paxton says her legislation is about consumer protection and was driven by constituents in her suburban Dallas district.
Texas Attorney General, Universities Face Lawsuit Over Israel Boycott LawThe ACLU says the law went into effect last year and that similar requirements appear in more than a dozen states but still violate First Amendment protections.
4 Women Accused In Paid Voter Fraud RingThe suspects face dozens of felony charges connected to mail-in ballots.
Texas Supports School That Expelled Student Over Pledge Of AllegianceThe state of Texas is supporting a Houston-area school that expelled a student after she refused to stand for the flag during the U.S. Pledge of Allegiance.
First Black Woman Elected Sheriff In Texas IndictedAuthorities say the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas and two other candidates for the post were indicted for criminal violations for fraud related to campaign contributions.