AG warns of price gouging as Texans prepare to prevent the spread of coronavirus March 17, 2020 - 17:44 Posted in: COVID-19 AUSTIN – As Texans take precautions against exposure to Coronavirus (COVID-19) and prepare for the possibility of self-quarantine if affected, Attorney General Ken Paxton warned that state law prohibits price gouging in the wake of a declared disaster. Governor Greg Abbott issued a statewide disaster declaration. “Any person or business selling goods ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!