Entity: Texas

Texas Office of the Attorney General Communications with America First Policy Institute

July 6, 2021
Records from the Texas Office of the Attorney General in response to American Oversight's request for communications with representatives of the America First Policy Institute.

Texas Governor Communications with Select Voting-Restriction Activists

June 11, 2021
Records from the Texas Office of the Governor in response to American Oversight's request for Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's communications with select voting-restriction activists. These records include calendar invites and a legislators guidebook sent by Texas Public Policy Institute.

Records Request to Texas Legislators Seeking Communications with Voting-Restriction Activists

May 27, 2021
Public records request to Texas state legislators seeking communications with select voting-restriction activists. This request seeks communications from the offices of Reps. Dade Phelan, Stephanie Klick, Briscoe Cain, and Sen. Brian Birdwell.

News Roundup: The Big Lie Becomes Big Policy

March 25, 2021
The sheer number of voting-restriction bills currently floating in state legislatures makes it hard to keep track of where each proposal stands. But they all point to the fact that conservative leaders and fundraisers have increasingly adopted such restrictions as a primary policy position.

Investigations Update: Texas Energy Crisis, Covid-19 in Poultry Plants, and New Legislation in Missouri

February 23, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the recent power outage in Texas, industry influence over the Trump administration’s coronavirus response, and Missouri legislation that protects drivers who hit protesters with their cars.

Investigations Update: The Efforts by Trump — and Top Officials — to Overturn the Election

February 2, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into Trump’s efforts to overturn the presidential election and multiple state lawmakers’ ties to the Capitol attack.
Left to right: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, former President Donald Trump, and Maryland Delegate Daniel Cox.

Investigations Update: State and Local Officials Involved in Capitol Attack

January 26, 2021
See the latest in our investigations into the events leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, including the involvement of state attorneys general and local government officials.

Investigations Update: Political Interference in Coronavirus Data, Texas Election Lawsuit, and State Officials’ Voter-Fraud Allegations

December 15, 2020
See the latest in our investigation into attempts to overturn election results and efforts to meddle with pandemic-related scientific work.