Entity: Georgia Office of the Governor

News Roundup: “Remain in Mexico,” New Lawsuits, and Trump’s Friend Tom Barrack

August 2, 2019
Documents we uncovered show that a question asking asylum-seekers whether they had fear of being returned to Mexico was scrapped before the new Remain in Mexico policy was finalized.

FOIA to the Georgia Governor’s Office Asking for Gubernatorial Expense Reports at Trump Properties

July 30, 2019
FOIA to the Georgia Governor’s Office asking for any expense reports indicating whether the governor has been conducting business at Trump properties.

No Records Response from The Georgia Governor’s Office Regarding Communications with ALEC

April 14, 2019
The Georgia Governor’s office stated that it had no records of communications between The American Legislative Exchange Council, Rep. Earl Ehrhart, Rep. Bruce Williamson, Rep. Kevin Cooke, Rep. Matt Dollar, Sen. Jack Murphy, or Sen. Steve Gooch. American Oversight asked for records to investigate the influence ALEC has on state legislatures. 


No Records Response from The Georgia’s Governors Office Regarding Communications with Voting-Restriction Activists

April 5, 2019
The Georgia’s Governors Office stated that it had no records of communications with “Voter Fraud” activists. 


Open Records Request to Georgia Governor’s Office Seeking Communications with Voter Fraud Activists

March 29, 2019
Open Records Request to Georgia Governor’s Office seeking communications with public figures and activists, such as former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who have prominently claimed that voter fraud is widespread and advocated for restrictions on voting.

Open Records Request to Georgia Governor’s Office Seeking Communications with ALEC

March 29, 2019
Open Records Request to Georgia Governor’s Office seeking communications with the American Legislative Exchange Council, or politicians linked to it