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Texas Attorney General Sues Griddy for False Advertising in Wake of Winter Storm Price Hikes

Griddy, the Texas power supplier that’s made headlines recently for customers’ sky-high energy bills in the wake of widespread winter storm outages, has racked up another lawsuit. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is suing the company for “false, misleading, and deceptive advertising and marketing practices” that he…Read more...
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Ken Paxton Seems To Have Forgotten He’s Facing Felony Charges — See Also

Legal Twitter Beef! Texas Attorney General gets pwned. Don't Shame Biglaw Associates Who Get Vaccinated: Also, not every preexisting condition is visible, so don't be a jerk. Capitol Insurrectionist Throws A Tantrum: In court, so that's a thing. Benchslapped!: This judge really doesn't like when you don't read the local rule (especially when he's the one who taught you civil procedure).
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Texas Attorney General Welcomes Power Grid Operator ERCOT's Move to Fire CEO

(Reuters) - Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has fired its chief executive Bill Magness, Attorney General Ken Paxton said on Wednesday...
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Texas AG Seeks to Oust San Antonio Police Chief

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's legal battle against San Antonio Police Chief William McManus and the city's top leadership has entered a new phase.
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Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

A US Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols a new section of the border wall in El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on August 27, 2020. Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters A federal judge blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze. The ruling does not mandate that deportations have to return to their previous rate. Democrats are hoping to pass a large-scale immigration overhaul in Congress this year. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Immigration, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Homeland Security, Associated Press, Immigration Reform, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Federal Court, US Department of Homeland Security


‘Power Companies Get Exactly What They Want’: How Texas Repeatedly Failed to Protect Its Power Grid Against Extreme Weather

This story first appeared at ProPublica and the Texas Tribune. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In January 2014, power plants owned by Texas’ largest electricity producer buckled under frigid temperatures. Its generators failed more than a dozen times in 12 hours, helping to bring the state’s electric grid to the brink of collapse. The incident was the second in three years...
Tags: Texas, News, California, America, New York Times, Rick Perry, Dallas, University Of Houston, Houston, Johnson, Propublica, Smith, Turner, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott


Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton lands in Austin after trip to Utah

On Tuesday, Paxton tweeted he needed to be in Utah for an in-person law enforcement demonstration and to meet with Utah’s attorney general.
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton traveled to Utah during devastating winter storms

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, left Texas and traveled to Utah last week while the state was being rocked by severe winter storms.
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Also Left The State During Deadly Winter Storm

Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, flew to Utah for a “previously planned” trip, his spokesperson said.
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Texas AG Ken Paxton and wife, Texas state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah during Texas freeze to have meetings about antitrust lawsuits

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton testifies in front of the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services, just a few days before a grand jury indicts him on three felonies. Robert Daemmrich Photography Inc/Corbis via Getty Images Texas AG Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, left for Utah last week as Texas froze, according to the Houston Chronicle. Paxton is one of several Texas public officials to have left in the middle of the crisis. Visit the Business section of Insider...
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton traveled to Utah during devastating winter storms

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, left Texas and traveled to Utah last week while the state was being rocked by severe winter storms.
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Texas AG Also Pulled A Ted Cruz-Like Texit Amid State’s Energy Crisis

Much like Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-TX) Cancún getaway during one of his state's worst disasters in modern history, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton and his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, fled to Utah last week while millions of Texans suffered from a power outage crisis in freezing temperatures. [Author: Summer Concepcion]
Tags: Utah, Texas, News, Cancun, Sen Ted Cruz, Ken Paxton, Texas AG, Summer Concepcion, Sen Angela Paxton


Texas AG Was in Utah After Historic Freeze Back Home

A spokesman for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says the Republican took a previously scheduled trip to Utah during a historic winter freeze back home.
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AG Ken Paxton and wife Sen. Angela Paxton went to Utah during Texas freeze

News of the Paxtons’ trip marks the third instance of a Texas public official leaving...
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Trump and his allies filed more than 40 lawsuits challenging the 2020 election results. All of them failed.

President Donald Trump. Win McNamee/Getty Images Trump and allies filed dozens of lawsuits in an effort to contest the results of the 2020 election. His campaign filed lawsuits and motions to intervene in cases in several swing states. They've notched zero victories. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. After losing the 2020 election to a man he spent months hammering as corrupt, doddering, and mentally deficient, President Donald Trump went on the offense, spreading lie...
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FBI Probe of Texas AG Expands to Look at Home Renovations

Records obtained by The Associated Press show the FBI is investigating renovations made to Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s million-dollar home as part of an ongoing probe into allegations that the state’s highest-ranking attorney illegally helped a wealthy donor.
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Lawsuit: Donor Involved in Texas AG's Home Renovations

New court documents allege a wealthy donor, whose relationship with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is the subject of an FBI investigation, played a role in the renovation of Paxton’s million-dollar home in Austin.
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Trump impeachment: Senate to hear prosecution arguments against former president – live

Senate votes 56 to 44 to proceed with Trump’s second trialVideo: Democrats play montage of Capitol footage at trialTrump ‘quietly watching’ impeachment on TV in FloridaSign up to receive First Thing – our daily briefing by email 1.17pm GMT Polling people on their willingness to take a vaccine is fraught with difficulty, as people often say one thing about a hypothetical situation, and then do something else. Nevertheless it will be of concern today to the White House Covid response team that...
Tags: Texas, Senate, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Washington Dc, US Senate, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol, Paxton, Ken Paxton, Texas Legislature, Biden Administration, Coronavirus


10 Things in Politics: The Republicans who want to kill Biden's agenda

Republican attorneys general are ready to challenge Joe Biden in court. Clockwise from top left: Patrick Morrisey, Daniel Cameron, Ken Paxton, Lynn Fitch, Jeff Landry, and Leslie Rutledge. Win McNamee/Getty Images; AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley; REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst; AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis; Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call; Drew Angerer/Getty Images. Good morning! Welcome to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send me your tip...
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NRA Applauds Attorneys General Amicus Brief in New York Carry Case

The NRA appaluds the Attorney General Amicus Brief in New York carry case. IMG NRA-ILA U.S.A. -(AmmoLand.com)- In December, The National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA) partnered with the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association and asked the Supreme Court to hear a challenge to New York’s restrictive process for issuing concealed carry licenses. Today, the NRA-ILA applauds the 23 Attorneys General who filed an amicus brief in support of that petition. That ef...
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Texas AG Ken Paxton announces probe into Robinhood, Discord and hedge funds

Texas' top prosecutor said he was launching an investigation into the GameStop market surge Friday, accusing Wall Street "elites" of rigging the markets and corruption.
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Texas AG Paxton on court win against Biden's 100-day deportation freeze: 'No one's above the law'

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton joined "Fox News Primetime" Wednesday to discuss a federal judge's decision to order a temporary hold...
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Please prove me wrong: Jose Garza wants to make Grits eat my words

Travis County District Attorney Jose Garza is trying to change Grits' mind about "progressive prosecutors." He hasn't succeeded yet, but in the early days of his administration, he's giving it the ol' college try.In the last week, Garza announced indictments of two officers who'd allegedly engaged in excessive force but weren't punished by police management, and said a grand jury would soon consider charges in the deaths of the police officers who killed Mike Ramos and Javier Ambler. Then yester...
Tags: Texas, Law, Bilbo, Apd, Fox Mulder, Moore, Ken Paxton, Corpus Christi, Manley, Jimenez, Garza, Houston Dallas San Antonio, Travis County, Gritsforbreakfast, Mike Ramos, Brian Manley


A federal judge in Texas just temporarily blocked the Biden administration's deportation moratorium

A US Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols a new section of the border wall in El Paso, Texas. Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters A federal judge in Texas halted the Biden administration's deportation moratorium for 14 days. The 100-day moratorium on deportations for certain immigrants was one of the immigration executive orders President Biden signed on day one of his presidency.  The legal challenge in Texas is likely to be the first of many aimed at stopping the Biden administration's i...
Tags: Politics, Texas, White House, Immigration, US, Trends, Dhs, Homeland Security, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Paxton, Ken Paxton, US Customs, El Paso Texas, Tipton


Federal Texas judge blocks Biden admin deportation moratorium - Business Insider

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton indicated days ago that Texas would challenge the moratorium in court.
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Federal judge blocks Biden from enforcing 100-day deportation ban

By Nomaan Merchant | Associated Press HOUSTON — A federal judge on Tuesday barred the U.S. government from enforcing a 100-day deportation moratorium that is a key immigration priority of President Joe Biden. U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton issued a temporary restraining order sought by Texas, which sued on Friday against a Department of Homeland Security memo that instructed immigration agencies to pause most deportations. Tipton said the Biden administration had failed “to provide any concrete...
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Facebook and Amazon were the top spenders in lobbying efforts in 2020: Report

JUSTIN TALLIS / Contributor Alphabet Inc. and Apple were also among the top spenders in lobbying in 2020, the analysis revealed. The expenditures are only part of the efforts by the tech giants to earn goodwill in Washington. Facebook said that it will continue to voice its support for new rules that "address today's realities online." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Facebook and Amazon were the biggest spenders on lobbying in 2020, outspending companies such as AT&T a...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, US, Trends, Social Media, Tech, Joe Biden, House


Trump wanted the Justice Department to sue individual states to overturn their election results, but top officials refused, WSJ report says

President Donald Trump. Getty Trump wanted the Justice Department to sue states directly in the Supreme Court to overturn the election results. DOJ officials refused, prompting Trump to plot to replace the acting attorney general with a loyalist. That effort was foiled by DOJ leaders when some threatened to resign if Jeffrey Rosen was removed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump wanted the Department of Justice to file lawsuits in the Supreme Court ag...
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Texas attorney general challenges deportation freeze in first of promised lawsuits against Biden administration

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton asked a federal judge to block a new Biden administration policy that pauses most deportations for the next 100 days.         [Author: Austin American-Statesman]
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Texas AG sues Biden administration over ‘unlawful and perilous’ deportation pause

Texas Attorney Ken Paxton on Friday sued the Biden administration over what he described as an "unlawful and perilous" 100-day pause on...
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