Paxton should step down

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Houston Chronicle
Here’s the story coming out of the Texas attorney general’s office last week that should have captured the headlines: Attorney General Ken Paxton has established a special unit that will target the $32 billion human trafficking industry, an odious criminal enterprise that has metastasized in Houston particularly and across the state.

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Texas Fantasy Sports Games Fight Back

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1200 – WOAI
The big ‘weekly fantasy sports’ operators, including DraftKings and Fan Duel, are banding together in Texas, starting a political action committee to fight back against talk of declaring the games to be illegal gambling, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

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On fantasy sports, a familiar argument aimed at Paxton

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Houston Chronicle
For Ken Paxton, the state’s attorney general who is under indictment, the political calls have been relatively easy to make in this first year on the job. He, like his GOP counterparts across the country, have sued the federal government on everything from Syrian refugees to the president’s clean power plan.

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Peter Schoenke Discusses the Legality of Fantasy Sports in Texas

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KYKX-FM and KFYO.com
Friday on The Chad Hasty Show, Peter Schoenke, Chairman of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, joined the show via telephone to talk about the legal issues surrounding ‘fantasy sports’. Representative Myra Crownover (R) of District 64 has asked Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton to review the issue to determine whether or not fantasy sports is gambling.

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Fantasy Game Players Petition Texas AG

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via 740 – KTRH Fantasy sports game players are hoping Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton doesn’t decide their games are illegal here. Fantasy Sports Trade Association national lobbyist Jeremy Kudon says Texas is the birthplace of those types of games and they have been legal for 40 years.  There is an online petition to Paxton players can sign.   Read more … Read More

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