Texas Farm Bureau’s AGFUND Endorses Ken Paxton for Attorney General

September 29, 2014

The board of directors of the Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) political arm, the TFB Friends of Agriculture Fund (AGFUND), Inc., announced today a unanimous endorsement of Republican nominee Ken Paxton in the race for Texas Attorney General.

“Senator Paxton has a strong record of standing up for property rights, fighting the overreach of the EPA and keeping the heavy hand of government at bay,” said Kenneth Dierschke, president of TFB and AGFUND. “We support Senator Paxton’s goals of limited and efficient government.”

Dierschke is a grain and cotton farmer from San Angelo. He says Paxton understands agriculture’s role in the Texas economy.

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National Federation of Independent Business/Texas Endorses Ken Paxton for Attorney General

September 8, 2014

The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) Texas office announced its endorsement of Republican Ken Paxton for Attorney General. The endorsement of Paxton comes from NFIB SAFE (Save America’s Free Enterprise) Trust, the organization’s political action committee.

Will Newton, NFIB/Texas Executive Director, said, “As a state legislator, Ken Paxton has consistently supported the small business community and has a decade-long voting record of standing in support of free enterprise, limited government, and entrepreneurship.   Senator Paxton knows that small businesses are our state’s primary job creator and the cornerstone of our economy.  Ken Paxton will continue to keep Texas strong as Attorney General and the NFIB will urge our 24,000 Texas members to support his candidacy on November 4.”

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Texas Association of Business Political Arm Endorses Ken Paxton for Attorney General

September 3, 2014

The political arm of the Texas Association of Business today announced its endorsement of Republican Ken Paxton for Attorney General.  With more than 4,000 business members and their 600,000+ employees, the Texas Association of Business works to improve the Texas business climate and to help make our state’s economy the strongest in the world.

“Ken has always had a strong legislative voting record supporting Texas’business interests,”said Bill Hammond, CEO of the Texas Association of Business. “The decision for our political arm, the Business and Commerce Political Action Committee, to support Ken for Attorney General was an easy decision to make. We know he will continue to support the policies that make Texas a great place to do business.”

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