Entity: Texas Office of the Governor

Complaint and Court Filings: American Oversight v. Texas Gov. Abbott and Attorney General Paxton – Records of Communications

January 17, 2024
American Oversight's lawsuit against Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton seeking the release of records of certain communications, including official messages sent using personal accounts or devices.

Records Request to Texas Governor for Communications Between Border Czar Banks and Specific External Officials

September 19, 2023
Records request to the Texas Office of the Governor seeking communications between Border Czar Mike Banks and specific external officials.

Records Request to Texas Governor for Records Related to Family Separation Policies

September 19, 2023
Records request to the Texas Governor’s Office seeking records related to family separation policies for asylum seekers.

Records Request to Texas Governor’s Office for Communications Regarding Election Legislation

June 13, 2023
Records request to the Texas Gov. Greg Abbott seeking communications regarding election legislation, including bills regulating election administration and allowing the state to withdraw from ERIC.

Texas Governor’s Records Related to Hiring Special Advisor on Border Matters

May 23, 2023
Records from the Texas Governor’s Office in response to American Oversight’s request for records related to the hiring of Mike Banks, the newly appointed Special Adviser on Border Matters to the Governor.

Records Request to the Texas Governor’s Office for Communications Related to State School Board Guidance on Transgender Youth

March 13, 2023
Records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking records of communications about the Texas Association of School BoardsÕ guidance relating to transgender youth.

Records Request to Texas Governor’s Office for Communications with and Referencing Gov. Ron DeSantis

March 10, 2023
Records request to the Texas Office of the Lieutenant Governor seeking emails and texts with and referencing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Records Request to Texas Governor’s Office for Records Related to Hiring of Special Adviser on Border Matters Mike Banks

March 3, 2023
Records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking records related to the hiring of Mike Banks, the newly appointed Special Adviser on Border Matters to the Governor.

Judge Rejects Efforts by Texas Gov. Abbott and Attorney General Paxton to Dismiss Records Suit

February 23, 2023
American Oversight’s public records lawsuit seeking the release of top officials’ communications will proceed.

Records Request to Texas Governor’s Office for Communications with Perla Huerta and Larry Keefe

February 13, 2023
Records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking top officials' communications with Perla Huerta or Larry Keefe.