Latest Texas Attorney General's Office News

Texas' high court keeps execution drug supplier secret

Apr. 12, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A supplier of Texas' execution drugs can remain secret under a court ruling Friday that upheld risks of "physical harm" to the pharmacy, ending what state officials called a threat to the entire U.S. death penalty system. The decision by the Texas Supreme Court, where Republicans hold...

Federal judge hears arguments in Israel boycott law lawsuit

Mar. 29, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge heard arguments Friday in a lawsuit that claims a Texas law requiring contractors to certify they do not boycott Israel violates the First Amendment. The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed the federal suit in December against state Attorney General Ken...

Texas AG investigating Chick-fil-A's exclusion at airport

Mar. 28, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' attorney general opened an investigation Thursday into San Antonio's decision to exclude Chick-fil-A from opening airport concession facilities due to the fast-food chain owners' record on LGBT issues. Attorney General Ken Paxton announced the investigation in a letter to San...