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Monday
Aug212017

Solar Eclipse: Lesson of the Day in Northeast Texas

As history unfolded today with America's first total solar eclipse in 99 years, many school children were able to observe some of the anomalies cast by the sliver of sun surrounding the moon, which provided about a 75 percent block in front of our bright star, here in northeast Texas.

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Thursday
Aug172017

Texas AG Leads 16-State Coalition in Amicus Brief Supporting President Trump’s Travel Ban

AUSTIN – Leading a 16-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton today filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Trump administration’s temporary travel ban, which was blocked by two lower courts before the Supreme Court allowed crucial parts of it to go forward in June. The high court agreed to...

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Thursday
Aug172017

AG Paxton Joins 49 Attorneys General Asking Congress to Amend Sex Trafficking Law

“Texas will use all legal means to catch human traffickers and bring them to justice,” Attorney General Ken Paxton said.

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Thursday
Aug172017

Father and Son Survive Lightning Strike

Martins Mill resident, Cheryl Watkins is thankful to have her family and home secure after last weekend’s round of thunder storms that swept through Van Zandt County. Her husband, Dale and son, Dale, Jr. were both struck by lightning and survived! Here, residents still remember with some trepidation, the...

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Wednesday
Aug162017

Attorney General Reacts to Court’s Redistricting Ruling 

AUSTIN – Although today’s decision upheld the vast majority of the State’s congressional district map, Attorney General Ken Paxton expressed his disappointment with a portion of today’s federal court decision on maps that the district court itself adopted in 2012 and have been in effect for the last three election cycles. A three-judge panel of...

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Wednesday
Aug162017

AG Paxton Thanks Various People, Groups for Filing Amicus Briefs in Support of Defunding Planned Parenthood

AUSTIN – Attorney General Ken Paxton today expressed his gratitude to 42 congressional members, 15 states, the non-profit Eagle Forum and a leading expert on bioethics who filed amicus briefs with the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in support of Texas’ right to cut off state Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.

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Monday
Aug142017

Department of Labor Should Rescind the Persuader Rule to Protect Employers and Attorney-Client Privilege

AUSTIN – Leading a 17-state coalition, Attorney General Ken Paxton on August 11, 2017 urged the U.S. Department of Labor to rescind the Obama-era Persuader Rule, which threatened to increase legal costs for businesses and undermine the long-standing and sacred attorney-client privilege.

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