Texas AG Ken Paxton Joins Sick Leave Lawsuit Against Dallas

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Tuesday added the state's legal might to two firms' federal lawsuit against Dallas to stop its paid sick leave ordinance.In a statement Wednesday, Paxton criticized the Dallas City Council for enacting an ordinance despite legal challenges to similar laws in other cities. He blamed local governments in larger cities for laws that he said showed a "disregard for working Texans.""Not only would this ordinance harm the ability of Texans to find and keep jobs, it is a blatant attempt to silence the millions of other voters throughout our state who disagree with the agenda of urban elites, even after the courts have made it clear they cannot do so," Paxton said.Interim City Attorney Chris Caso declined to comment Wednesday.  Continue reading...

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