Federal judge overturns Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in schools

Federal judge overturns Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in schools

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 11, 2021
A federal judge ruled on Wednesday that Gov. Greg Abbott’s ban on mask mandates in Texas schools violates the rights...
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Texas judge hears legal challenges to restrictive abortion law

Texas judge hears legal challenges to restrictive abortion law

Isabel Webb Carey
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November 10, 2021
A state district judge is expected to hear over a dozen consolidated cases Wednesday filed by over the constitutionality of...
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Paxton announces settlement with Johnson & Johnson over opioid crisis

Paxton announces settlement with Johnson & Johnson over opioid crisis

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 26, 2021
On Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced a $290 million settlement agreement for Texas with pharmaceutical company Johnson &...
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Judge denies hemp companies’ lawsuit seeking to block DSHS’ rule classifying popular cannabis extract Delta-8 as illegal

Judge denies hemp companies’ lawsuit seeking to block DSHS’ rule classifying popular cannabis extract Delta-8 as illegal

Isabel Webb Carey
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October 25, 2021
Following the decision taken by Texas health officials to remove delta-8 THC from the nation’s list of controlled substances, hemp...
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Tech industry groups sue Texas over anti-censorship social media law

Tech industry groups sue Texas over anti-censorship social media law

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 23, 2021
NetChoice and the Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA) have sued the state of Texas over HB 20, a new...
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Texas sues Biden administration over guidance on transgender worker rights

Texas sues Biden administration over guidance on transgender worker rights

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 21, 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit Monday against the Biden administration over guidance released in June seeking to...
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Federal judge will hear Texas’ arguments against temporarily blocking abortion ban

Federal judge will hear Texas’ arguments against temporarily blocking abortion ban

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 16, 2021
After the Justice Department asked a federal judge to grant a temporary injunction that would prevent Texas from enacting a...
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Texas sues six school districts over mask mandates

Texas sues six school districts over mask mandates

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 13, 2021
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced Friday that he was taking legal action against six school districts who have imposed...
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Texas NAACP files federal civil rights complaint over ‘Eyes of Texas’

Texas NAACP files federal civil rights complaint over ‘Eyes of Texas’

Isabel Webb Carey
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September 7, 2021
The Texas state chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) filed a complaint with the...
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton cleared of wrongdoing by his own agency

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton cleared of wrongdoing by his own agency

Isabel Webb Carey
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August 25, 2021
In an attempt to clear the second-term Republican of bribery allegations, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office released a report...
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