- Towns in Texas, Arizona are battlegrounds in bathroom debate Updated: May-26-16 8:34 pm
HARROLD, Texas - An unlikely battleground over whether public schools must allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice is taking shape in two tiny towns in Texas and Arizona, neither of which currently enrolls anyone who is transgender.
- Mississippi gov intends to join transgender bathroom lawsuit Updated: May-26-16 7:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - Gov. Phil Bryant said Thursday that he is planning for Mississippi to join 11 states in suing the Obama administration for telling U.S. public schools to let transgender students use bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
- The Latest: Hood won't rep governor in bathroom lawsuit Updated: May-26-16 6:11 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - The Latest on Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant wanting to join other states in suing the federal government (all times local):
- 11 states sue over Obama's school transgender directive Updated: May-25-16 5:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
- Abbott calls relationship with indicted AG 'very effective' Updated: May-18-16 6:34 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Greg Abbott is reiterating his support for indicted Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton.
- Paxton spokesman: Indicted AG has not been asked to resign Updated: May-17-16 6:08 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, who faces felony charges of defrauding investors unrelated to his office, has the support of Gov. Greg Abbott and other state leaders and hasn't been asked to resign, a Paxton spokesman said Tuesday.
- More questions raised about Texas workers, leave, severance Updated: May-14-16 12:40 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - State employees in Texas don't get severance pay when they leave their jobs. In fact, it's generally required that they work 40 hours a week to receive a full paycheck.
- Texas' attorney general defiant as fraud case back in court Updated: May-12-16 4:11 pm
DALLAS - Texas' attorney general fought Thursday to stop his indictment on securities fraud from ending his political career, first by urging an appeals court to dismiss the charges, then by trying to close party ranks at the state Republican convention just blocks away.
- Texas attorney general seeks to exempt communications Updated: May-12-16 2:56 pm
EL PASO, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton doesn't want to release his office's communications with lawyers for an El Paso preacher who tried to stop health benefits for gay partners of city employees.
- Texas' attorney general rebukes Fort Worth bathroom policy Updated: May-10-16 5:40 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas - Texas' attorney general says Fort Worth schools may be violating state education law with new restroom guidelines for transgender students.
- DraftKings suit challenges state authority, Texas AG says Updated: May-02-16 6:42 pm
AUSTIN, Texas - Texas' attorney general's office has answered a lawsuit filed by DraftKings, arguing that the online daily fantasy sports site is improperly challenging its authority on the issue.