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  • Texas AG: Office has received more Planned Parenthood videos story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 2:37 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Wednesday that his office has received video taken in a Planned Parenthood clinic he says is consistent with other stealthily recorded footage that has Republicans again taking on the biggest abortion provider in the U.S.

  • Abbott orders investigation of use of tissue from abortions 
    Updated: Jul-14-15 9:37 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has ordered an investigation of the use of fetal tissue of abortions. That's after anti-abortion activists released an undercover video showing a senior Planned Parenthood official discussing the disposition of parts from aborted fetuses.

  • Texas AG figures in federal securities probe 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 9:37 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, whose admitted violations of state securities laws will go before a grand jury this month, has also figured in a federal investigation of a Dallas-area technology company suspected of defrauding investors.

  • Texas clerk issues 'declaration' in opposing same-sex unions 
    Updated: Jul-07-15 5:58 pm

    DALLAS - A county clerk in West Texas is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and asks state leaders in a self-described "declaration" to "protect natural marriage from lawless court opinions."

  • Texas AG fills several top jobs without public postings 
    Updated: Jul-04-15 3:12 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's office hired several people from his campaign and elsewhere before they submitted applications or the jobs were posted publicly, as required by state law.

  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 10:43 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

  • 5th Circuit tells courts to issue same-sex marriage rulings 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 9:02 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - A federal appeals court Wednesday instructed judges in Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas to wrap up gay marriage cases in their states in line with last week's U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

  • Benefits offered for same-sex spouses of Texas state workers 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 4:00 pm

    AUSTIN, Texas - The Employees Retirement System of Texas said it's now allowing state workers to enroll their same-sex spouses for benefits following last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision, which paved the way for gay marriage nationwide.