Paxton: Local officials don’t have the power to halt evictions in pandemic

Paxton: Local officials don’t have the power to halt evictions in pandemic

Casting doubt upon efforts in Austin, Travis County and elsewhere to protect renters during the coronavirus pandemic, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Friday said state eviction laws cannot be suspended by local government officials.Paxton’s written opinion, sought by a Republican member of the Texas Senate, said city and county disaster […]
Source: Statesman