Office of the Texas Attorney General

Gunman Shoots Three Texas Cops — Kills Self During Standoff, Says Sheriff

HOUSTON, Texas — A Harris County Sheriff’s Office sergeant and two law enforcement officers from the Texas Office of the Attorney General (OAG) were reportedly shot as they attempted to serve a warrant in the northeastern part of the county. Another deputy sustained an injury from a motorcycle accident while responding. The injuries are reported to not be life-threatening.

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Texas Seeks Nationwide Injunction to Halt DACA

The seven-state coalition that filed a lawsuit against the federal government to stop the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program created by President Barack Obama is asking the judge to issue a nationwide preliminary injunction.

DACA supporters march to the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office to protest shortly after U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' announcement that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), will be suspended with a six-month delay, Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017, in Phoenix. President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling the Deferred …

Texas Sanctuary City Law Survives Fifth Circuit Appeal

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled on behalf of the State of Texas and upheld most of the new anti-sanctuary city law that went into effect September 1, 2017. The three-judge panel unanimously overturned most of the lower court’s ruling that temporarily blocked some provisions of the law.

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Texas Wins Victory for Farmers Against BLM

Texas leaders and farm owners secured a victory in the battle against the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) attempted land grab along the banks of the Red River. The federal agency announced it is suspending the surveys ordered during the Obama Administration to justify the attempted takeover of 90,000 acres of land.

Texas Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and State Rep. Jonathan Stickland meeting along the Red River with BLM spokesman Paul McGuire in April, 2014. (File Photo: Breitbart Texas/Bob Price)

Texas HD 128: Lawsuit Seeks Videos for Use in Campaign

A Republican candidate for state representative filed a lawsuit seeking the right to use legislative videos taken during proceedings of the Texas House of Representatives in his campaign advertising. He claims that the videos highlight votes and positions that his opponent incumbent Wayne Smith (R-Baytown) has taken that are inconsistent with what Smith tells constituents.

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Pulling Teeth with the Office of the Texas Attorney General

Getting information from the Texas Attorney General’s Office (OAG) about areas wherein the AG is representing the state, is as the proverbial phrase “like pulling teeth.” Media spokespersons for the Lone Star state’s top lawyer, Attorney General Ken Paxton, report that it is the policy of the OAG not to comment on pending litigation. Like the chorus of a song, this refrain has been the repeated response to any request for information from the agency. The contrast between the previous Office of Texas Attorney General, and the present administration, is great.

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