El Paso

AG Paxton Files for Temporary Injunction to Halt El Paso County Judge’s Unlawful Lockdown Order

Attorney General Ken Paxton

Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a motion for temporary injunction to stop El Paso County Judge Ricardo Samaniego’s unlawful lockdown order, which flies in the face of Gov. Greg Abbott’s executive orders on COVID-19. An injunction would provide much needed relief for the people and businesses of El Paso, as the burdensome order includes strictly limiting travel and shutting down all non-essential services, including in-person dining, gyms, and salons. “Judge Samaniego has no authority to flout […]