The grand jury considering felony charges against Attorney General Ken Paxton met today in Collin County—and an unexpected figure happened to be there.
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Ben Sargent’s Loon Star State: Attorney General Ken Paxton has opted to play the part of culture warrior rather than the state’s top legal authority.
On Wednesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman to dismiss the lawsuit undocumented immigrant families have brought against the state for withholding birth certificates from their U.S.-born kids.
While some Texas county clerks are still refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, one openly gay official in conservative Lamar County says he was honored to do so.
In a landmark victory for marriage equality, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against statewide bans on same-sex marriage, granting gay and lesbian couples in Texas the right to legally marry.
Texans enrolled in the Affordable Care Act health insurance marketplace can rest easy. The Supreme Court has upheld federal subsidies that help make health coverage more affordable for those in Texas.
Sensing that state officials will be reluctant to comply with a potential U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, an LGBT civil rights group filed a federal lawsuit Thursday seeking to force Texas to provide equal benefits to the same-sex spouses of public employees.
While Texas officials have been dragging their feet on changing the language of marriage license applications, Dallas County clerk now says he’ll issue licenses to gay and lesbian couples if the U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage later this month.
In an opinion largely upholding Texas’ strict 2013 abortion law, a three-judge panel has upheld provisions expected to lead to the closure of all but eight abortion clinics in Texas, forcing some women to travel hundreds of miles to the nearest facility.
Texas officials could drag their feet on changing the language of marriage license applications, which now say “male” and “female,” to stall gay marriage.