At issue is a controversial accounting maneuver intended by the Senate to free up $2.5 billion by strategically delaying a payment to the state’s highway fund.
In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton accuses U.S. agencies of failing to license a nuclear waste repository in Nevada.
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt withdrew a previous request to 15,000 oil and gas companies for information on methane releases from their onshore operations.
House Speaker Joe Straus told the Texas Association of Business that the “bathroom bill” was not his most urgent concern for the 85th Legislative Session.
Texas has the highest sulfur dioxide emissions from power plants in the country.
Attn. Gen. Ken Paxton has come to the defense of a Christmas-themed Peanuts poster at a Texas public school in Killeen.
A new legal filing has put Texas leaders in a delicate position of conceding problems in foster care but arguing against a federal judge’s proposed reforms.
Paxton, who is also fighting similar criminal charges at the state level, is accused of misleading investors in a company years ago.
Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday lost his last-minute bid for a court injunction to prevent the federal government from transferring its oversight of internet registrations to an international body.
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday accused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency of trying to “force Texas to change how we regulate energy production,” through what he called an “unprecedented expansion of federal authority.”
“What we need is more reliable energy – not less, and the EPA is trying to stop that,” the Republican said while appearing on a panel in Washington, D.C.
Paxton specifically targeted the Clean Power Plan, President Obama’s state-by-state effort to fight climate change by shifting away from coal power to cleaner-burning natural gas and renewable resources.