September 4th, 2018
A federal judge in Houston is not a fan of protections for young undocumented immigrants but, for now, has rejected a request from the State of Texas to shut down a program called Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. ...
July 26th, 2018
Instead of opposing DACA, Texas should follow President Trump’s lead in calling for legislation to allow the 800,000 DACA recipients and the one million additional eligible “Dreamers” who are currently living in the shadows...
May 9th, 2018
One of the most high-profile Republicans in the United States, Sen. John Cornyn of Texas, this week took issue with the GOP attorney general of his own state’s effort to end protections for certain young undocumented...
November 24th, 2017
AUSTIN -- United States Federal District Court Judge Lee Yeakel released his ruling today permanently striking down the portion of Senate Bill 8 (SB 8) that bans dismemberment abortions, in which a live unborn child in the...
February 13th, 2017
The special prosecutors in the felony fraud case of Attorney General Ken Paxton’s alleged swindling of investors have now pointed the finger directly at the political network of Midland oilman Tim Dunn for trying to taint...
August 3rd, 2016
A Texas jury in Corpus Christi wasted no time in handing down a 40-year prison sentence following their conviction on Friday of a man who was sex trafficking a 15-year-old girl.
April 19th, 2016
The following op-ed was authored by State Rep. David Simpson.The heart-wrenching story of 4-year-old Leiliana Wright haunts me. Can you hear her cries? Do you see her bruised body?
August 25th, 2015
Nearly two-thirds of Texas Republican voters polled say that Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton should resign. The poll comes in the wake of three indictments related to securities fraud that were handed down against the...
August 2nd, 2015
NBCDFW has reported sources close to the investigation of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton have said the grand jury had sent down three indictments. The indictments were allegedly handed down and sealed on Tuesday and are...
August 21st, 2018
Several cities in Texas are now on a collision course with Republican lawmakers in Austin over whether local governments can and should mandate that private employers provide paid sick leave to employees.
July 24th, 2018
In an unprecedented move, seven Texas chambers of commerce, two pro-business consortiums and four prominent companies – including Southwest Airlines and Marek Brothers Construction – have
May 3rd, 2018
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and the state of Texas along with Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Nebraska, South Carolina, and West Virginia, filed a lawsuit on Tuesday calling for the end of the DACA program that was...
July 25th, 2017
We did not elect you to practice politics. We elected you to use good judgement, and to make sound decisions that benefit Texans.
October 13th, 2016
This week, I've received several calls asking for my position on the payment of special prosecutors.
April 26th, 2016
The Collin County Commissioners Court considered 3 invoices on Monday, April 25, related to the prosecution of TAG Ken Paxton. I believe it's important for me to inform the citizens regarding the outcome, as well as...
August 28th, 2015
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton stood before Judge George Gallagher in a state district court in Collin County and the AG pleaded not guilty to the criminal charges leveled against him. Moments later, Paxton’s criminal...
August 6th, 2015
Supreme Court Justices Don Willett and Eva Guzman along with Rep. Jason Villalba are now among those mentioned as potential successors to the AG who was hand-picked by Ted Cruz and Tim Dunn.
June 17th, 2015
I have sent Attorney General Paxton this appeal on behalf of the bikers being held in the Waco jail for an unduly long period of time without charges being filed:Dear Attorney General Paxton,
November 7th, 2014
Conservatism is not dead in Texas! How fantastic is it that Texas remained RED in spite of the fact that Battleground Texas worked so hard to defeat the Republicans, to erase our Conservative Values. After twelve years of...