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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Covering Jailed Salon Owner’s Fine

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick (R) said on Wednesday he is covering the $7,000 fine of the Dallas salon owner who was sentenced to seven days in jail for reopening her shop in violation of stay-at-home orders, and he volunteered to “be placed under House Arrest so she can go to work and feed her kids.”

(AP Photo/Eric Gay) Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick

Texas Attorney General: Jailing Salon Owner Was a ‘Shameful Abuse’

Texas Governor Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton called the jailing of a Dallas salon owner “excessive” and a “shameful abuse” as they called for her to release. A district court judge ordered the salon owner and mother jailed for seven days for re-opening her salon during the Coronavirus lockdown imposed by Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins.

Salon owner Shelley Luther adjusts her hair while listening to a question after she was cited by City of Dallas officials for reopening her Salon A la Mode in Dallas, Friday, April 24, 2020. Hair salons have not been cleared for reopening in Texas. Luther was asked by officials to …

Texas AG Ken Paxton: $170 Million FTC Fine Was ‘Pocket Change’ for Google

Ken Paxton, the Attorney General of Texas, told SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight this week that Google is largely unaffected by the recent $170 million fine they received from the Federal Trade Commission over charges that they illegally collected and shared data from children on YouTube. According to Paxton, “The FTC fine was pocket change for part of the day for Google.”

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