The Attorney General’s office said it will not represent the Texas Ethics Commission in a lawsuit brought by HD128 runoff candidate Briscoe Cain, who is suing to use official House video footage in campaign advertising. Section 306.005, Government Code prohibits use of “any audio or video materials produced by or under the direction” of the Legislature in political advertising.

The lawsuit, Cain v. Untermeyer, was filed on Wednesday in Harris Co.

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