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BigCommerce objects court's decision in patent infringement case with Diem

By Zachary Lewis | Aug 14, 2017

TYLER – E-commerce software developer BigCommerce Inc. filed a written objection against a magistrate judge’s report in a patent infringement case after the judge recommended the denial of its motion to dismiss for improper venue stating the company had waived its venue defense.

Paxton says Fort Bend Independent School District must have voter approval to make tax changes

By Zachary Lewis | Aug 7, 2017

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is refuting Representative John Zerwas and Fort Bend Independent School District’s argument for bypassing tax legislation to reduce their tax rates without a tax ratification election.

Austin federal court grants motions to dismiss University of Texas professors' complaint on carry law

By Zachary Lewis | Aug 1, 2017

AUSTIN – The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas at Austin granted motions to dismiss three University of Texas professors’ complaints against Attorney General Ken Paxton, the University of Texas and the Campus Carry Law on July 6.

13 attorneys general form coalition in support of immigration ban, releases amicus brief

By Zachary Lewis | Apr 10, 2017

AUSTIN – Thirteen state attorneys general have formed a coalition supporting President Donald Trump’s revised executive order on immigration as it enters federal appeals court to reverse decisions made in Maryland and San Francisco.

Attorney general disagrees with federal ruling of gerrymandering of state congressional maps

By Zachary Lewis | Mar 22, 2017

AUSTIN – Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton disagreed with a ruling made by federal judges claiming Republican lawmakers used gerrymandering when redrawing congressional district lines and lessening the voting power of minorities.

Possibility of more hailstorms this year will 'continue to put more pressure on rates' for insurance

By Zachary Lewis | Mar 21, 2017

AUSTIN – Manager of Public Relations & Membership of the Insurance Council of Texas Mark Hanna expressed his concerns with the increased number of storms and whether or not 2017 will mirror previous years.

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