Many short-term lenders receive government help even as their ultrahigh interest rates trap vulnerable customers in debt.
With state government more firmly in Republican hands, the next year will feature a return of the Republican civil war. Here are the skirmishes to watch for.
Can you help Texas's attorney general escape the long arm of the law?
Facing a bribery allegation and criminal fraud charges, the Texas attorney general is tossing his supporters fresh red meat by leading an attempt to overturn the will of American voters.
The Texas attorney general has called his 2015 indictment for securities fraud a “witch hunt.” Now, seven of his aides accuse him of corruption.
Facing down a potential Democrat-controlled Texas House, the governor has made a hard push to reframe the November election on his terms.
Unless the courts rule decisively, Texas voters could face a terrible choice: risk their health at the polls, or risk prosecution by using a mail-in ballot.
The resignation of a key election official serves as a warning about the dangers of conducting elections in person during the coronavirus pandemic.
Governor Greg Abbott's order, closing abortion clinics through April 21, has sent many out of state to seek the procedure—in the middle of the pandemic.
In the event that millions lose their health insurance and protections for preexisting conditions disappear, the state has no real backup plan.
Two Texas Democrats are calling on Republican attorney general Ken Paxton to sue the feds for reimbursement of border security costs. But legal experts think it’s a bad idea.
Best & Worst Legislators in Real Time: Senator Angela Paxton, for Filing Legislation That Could Directly Benefit Her Indicted Husband
The rookie lawmaker stunned the Texas Senate.
The Austin senator grills the secretary of state to get to the bottom of the controversial elections advisory.
A U.S. citizen for just 10 months, Julieta Garibay has emerged as the face of plaintiffs who say that tens of thousands of Texans have been falsely accused of voter fraud.
The attorney general’s office says that Texas law supports the school.
The surprising pair has joined forces for a noble cause.
Democrat Justin Nelson’s Campaign Is Making a Lot of Noise About Attorney General Ken Paxton’s Indictment
In our podcast, the Houston lawyer argues that Texans should be embarrassed by Paxton’s criminal indictment.
President Obama may be gone, but he’s not forgotten in the politics of Attorney General Ken Paxton.
Paxton incorrectly whipped up fear on Sean Hannity’s national television show.
The attorney general issued the opinion to provide legal options for improving church security in Texas.
It’s been a difficult two years in office for Texas’s attorney general. First came his indictment on multiple felonies, then an embarrassing series of missteps and staff shake-ups. Now, with his trial looming, he’s seeking salvation one live television interview at a time.
He’s not wrong about that, but is this an opportunity to reconsider gambling laws?
According to the governor, local mayors aren’t allowed to ban firearms in their city halls, and religious charities can only help people he approves of.
The Attorney General of Texas doesn’t usually shy away from the spotlight, but after turning himself in for three felony charges Monday, the outspoken chief civil lawyer for the state has been shockingly reticent.
On Monday, per WFAA, the state’s top law enforcement official will be charged with multiple felonies.
Say what you will about her position, Joyce Lewis-Kugle displayed the courage of her conviction.
Straight couples were forced to wait for licenses, Texas’s attorney general captured the world’s attention, and a lot of gay couples got married.
The implications of the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling for the country are sweeping, but in Texas right now, there are still questions that need answering.
If the Collin County district attorney won’t investigate Attorney General Ken Paxton for securities violations, a rogue grand jury will.
What started as a small wedding ceremony outside a Travis County office resulted in a political storm that left the couple, and the rest of the state, confused.