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Stories with person: Ken Paxton
  • Federal judge dismisses Texas' lawsuit over Syrian refugees 
    Updated: Jun-16-16 2:50 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas can't keep out Syrian refugees, a federal judge has ruled, dismissing concerns state Republican leaders' sounded over hidden extremists following the Paris attacks and revived this week by Donald Trump following the nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida.

  • AG Paxton: Texas courts don't have to follow foreign laws 
    Updated: Jun-15-16 4:46 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Attorney General Ken Paxton has issued an opinion reiterating that Texas courts don't have to enforce foreign laws or court rulings, amid some conservatives' fears Sharia law could be imposed in the state.

  • Texas regulator: Trump U preyed on 'novice' investors 
    Updated: Jun-07-16 4:36 pm

    WASHINGTON - Emails from 2010 show that the staff of then-Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott investigating Trump University thought the real estate seminars were a scam bilking "novices" with get-rich-quick promises that were impossible to deliver.

  • AP-TX--Texas News Digest 5 pm, TX 
    Updated: Jun-03-16 6:45 pm

    Good afternoon! Here's a look at AP's general news coverage in Texas at this hour. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP Houston bureau at 281-872-8900, or, in Texas, 800-442-7189. Email: aptexas@ap.org. Terry Wallace is on the desk.

  • Gov. Abbott orders Texas agencies to stop giving severance 
    Updated: Jun-01-16 3:09 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Gov. Greg Abbott is ordering state agencies to stop giving severance pay following reports of elected officials quietly keeping former employees on the payroll.

  • Texas' Lt. Gov. asks schools to ignore transgender directive 
    Updated: May-31-16 4:18 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - The fight over bathroom rights for transgender students escalated in Texas on Tuesday as the state's lieutenant governor urged schools to defy the Obama administration while parents of transgender children accused Republican leaders of stoking intolerance and making their kids targets for bullying.

  • Recent editorials from Texas newspapers 
    Updated: May-31-16 1:01 pm

    Waco Tribune-Herald. May 29, 2016.