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At 9 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2, David Maxwell and Mark Penley, then two top aides to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, reported separately to the agency’s offices, where, they claim, they were … more
Senior officials in the Texas Attorney General's Office have asked federal law enforcement to "investigate allegations of improper influence, abuse of office, bribery and other potential crimes" by … more
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton advised Friday that local Texas governments' attempts to delay evictions for renters grappling with the COVID-19 recession amounted to rewriting state law — … more
Editor's note: This story has been updated with additional details. A federal judge opened a path for a massive expansion in absentee voting in Texas by ordering Tuesday that all state voters, … more
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday temporarily put on hold an expansion of voting by mail during the coronavirus pandemic. Siding with Attorney General Ken Paxton, the Supreme Court blocked a state … more
Tex. Governor Greg Abbott has extended his disaster declaration his office announced Easter Sunday. The declaration was initially issued March 13 and Chapter 418.014 of the Texas Government Code … more
Gov. Greg Abbott’s order restricting the release of some jail inmates during the new coronavirus pandemic is facing a second court challenge arguing his order violates the constitutional … more
Texas carries out nation's first execution of 2020 for domestic violence slaying in Collin CountyBy Jolie McCulloughJanuary 15, 2020 Texas, the state that has put to death more people than any … more
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