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Texas Legislature 2019

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is seeking more power this session to prosecute voter fraud and abortion-related crimes

Paxton's office has asked lawmakers for millions more in funding and expanded jurisdiction to go after certain crimes. Critics say the requests are aimed at political gains.

Ken Paxton at the inauguration ceremony of Judge Michelle Slaughter at the state Capitol in Austin on Jan. 11, 2019.

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