Lone Star Reports

Paxton now being prosecuted in both federal and state court

Earlier today, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a formal complaint in Federal District Court in Sherman, Texas charging that Texas AG Paxton engaged in securities fraud. Paxton is already being prosecuted in state court in Collin County, Texas for violations of Texas securities law.

"Today’s unanimous decision by the U.S. Supreme Court turned back a direct attack on one-person, one-vote. It is an enormous victory for Democratic and American values.

New hire reinforces Cruz reputation for dirty tricks

When news broke yesterday about new staff hires among statewide Republicans in Texas the focus was primarily on Ken Paxton naming ideologue Jeff Mateer as First Assistant Attorney General. The Mateer hire is newsworthy, and we’ll have much more on him in later reports.

"Nothing exposes Ken Paxton, Greg Abbott and other Texas Republicans’ hostility to African American and Hispanic Texas citizens more than their zeal to enforce discriminatory voter ID and redistricting laws.

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Recent Reports

The U.S. Supreme Court has just ruled on a petition filed by the Veasey plaintiffs in the Texas voter ID case, which asked the Supreme Court to block enforcement of the Texas law for the 2016 General Election in November.

Ken Paxton tells Tea Party activists he is being investigated by the IRS and then insists to the press that he is not

Yesterday, Ken Paxton engaged in a furious debate – with himself – over whether or not he is being investigated by the IRS or had his bank accounts shut down.  

Paxton now being prosecuted in both federal and state court

Earlier today, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed a formal complaint in Federal District Court in Sherman, Texas charging that Texas AG Paxton engaged in securities fraud. Paxton is already being prosecuted in state court in Collin County, Texas for violations of Texas securities law.

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