Entity: Florida Office of the Governor

Amicus Brief: Leroy Pernell, et al. v. Gov. Ron DeSantis — Lawsuit Challenging DeSantis’ ’Stop WOKE’ Act

November 27, 2023
Amicus brief filed by American Oversight, Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Common Cause, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and League of Women Voters of the United States in support of professors and a student at public universities in Florida who allege in a lawsuit that racial animus drove the enactment of last year’s “Stop WOKE” Act, the classroom censorship law that restricts Florida educators and students from discussing issues related to race and gender in higher education classrooms.

News Roundup: Familiar Names in the Fulton County Indictment

August 18, 2023
The indictment is yet another illustration of how wide-ranging the effort to undo Trump’s loss was.

News Roundup: Fake Electors and Voting Machine Schemes

August 11, 2023
Co-Conspirator no. 5 laid out the strategy for the fake electors plot in a newly uncovered memo, and election deniers discussed an alleged voting machine breach in Michigan in public records we obtained.

Records Request to the Florida Office of the Governor for Communications about Lobbying

August 1, 2023
Records request to the Florida Office of the Governor seeking communications of top officials about lobbying efforts.

In the Documents: Florida Leaders’ Meetings with Anti-LGBTQ and Anti-DEI Education Groups

July 14, 2023
American Oversight has obtained records that reveal the offices of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and two state lawmakers worked closely with conservative groups the Manhattan Institute and the Alliance Defending Freedom.

American Oversight and Other Public Interest Groups File Amicus Brief Challenging Gov. DeSantis’ ‘Executive Privilege’ Claims

July 12, 2023
American Oversight and several government accountability organizations urged an appeals court to reverse a lower court’s order that allowed DeSantis to shield records from release by claiming “executive privilege.”

Amicus Brief: J. Doe v. Gov. Ron DeSantis — Communications Related to Claims Made During Hugh Hewitt Interview

July 10, 2023
Amicus curiae brief filed by American Oversight — along with Florida Center for Government Accountability, Integrity Florida Institute, League of Women Voters of Florida, and League of Women Voters of Florida Education Fund — in support of J. Doe in their lawsuit against Gov. Ron DeSantis seeking to compel the release of communications to shed light on comments made by Gov. DeSantis during a Hugh Hewitt interview on Aug. 25, 2022.

Records Request to Florida Governor’s Office for Communications Related to the Migrant Transportation Program

June 22, 2023
Records request to the Florida Governor’s Office seeking top officials’ external communications about the state’s migrant transportation program.

Records Request to Florida Governor’s Office for Communications About Disney’s Canceled Lake Nona Project

June 21, 2023
Records request to the Florida Governor's Office seeking communications regarding DisneyÕs canceled Lake Nona project.

Florida Governor’s Office Communications Regarding Anti-Gender Affirming Care Guidance

May 12, 2023
Records from the Florida Governor's Office in response to American Oversight's request for communications with key terms related to anti-gender affirming care guidance and for communications with homophobic organizations.