Justices Hear Taxpayer's Case Against Paying Ken Paxton Prosecutors

One of Texas' highest courts is considering the merits of a lawsuit filed against Collin County by a by a real estate developer hoping to stop payments for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's prosecution. The 5th Court of Appeals in Dallas heard oral arguments in the case Wednesday and will make a ruling later. On its face, the lawsuit filed by Jeffory Blackard, who has donated to Paxton's campaign, appears to be an attempt to undermine the prosecution of the attorney general, who faces three counts of felony securities fraud in McKinney.   Continue reading...

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