Entity: Texas Office of the Governor

Abbott and Paxton Fight Against Release of Public Records by Seeking Dismissal of American Oversight Lawsuit

January 19, 2023
Texas leaders are advancing arguments that would significantly limit the public’s access to Texas government documents.

DeSantis’ Office Contacted Abbott’s Office Regarding Migrant Flights to Martha’s Vineyard

October 19, 2022
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office appears to have been in contact with the office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott regarding DeSantis’ migrant flight program, according to documents obtained by American Oversight and reported on by the Miami Herald.

American Oversight Opposes Gov. Abbott’s and Attorney General Paxton’s Motions to Dismiss Public Records Case

October 13, 2022
American Oversight’s lawsuit seeks the release of officials’ messages surrounding Jan. 6, as well as communications with the gun lobby.

Records Request to Texas Governor’s Office for Texts with Officials from Florida Governor’s Office About the Florida Migrant Relocation Program

October 12, 2022
Records request to the Texas Governor’s Office seeking texts with the Florida Governor’s Office about the Florida program that transports migrants out of the state.

Records Request to Texas Governor’s Office for Texts with Officials from Florida Governor’s Office About the Florida Migrant Relocation Program

October 12, 2022
Records request to the Texas Governor’s Office seeking texts with the Florida Governor’s Office about the Florida program that transports migrants out of the state.

Texas Governor’s Office Records Regarding Communications with the Florida Government about the Florida Migrant Relocation Program

October 4, 2022
Texas Governor's Office records in response to American Oversight's request for records of communications with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation concerning a program that transports migrants out of the state.

Records Request to the Texas Governor’s Office for Communications with the Florida Government About the Florida Migrant Relocation Program

September 19, 2022
Records Request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking records of communications with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Department of Transportation concerning a program that transports migrants out of the state.

Records Request to Texas Governor Commission Seeking Communications from May 2-3 and June 24-25, 2022

September 6, 2022
Records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking Gov. Greg Abbott's communications from the days following the Dobbs abortion decision draft leak and the published opinion.

American Oversight Seeks Default Judgment in Lawsuit for Texas Attorney General’s Emails and Texts

August 11, 2022
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton failed to answer American Oversight’s lawsuit seeking records from Jan. 6 and the aftermath of the Uvalde mass shooting.

Records Request to the Texas Governor’s Office for Records Related to Chartering Buses to Send Migrants to Washington, D.C.

August 4, 2022
Records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking records related to Governor Greg Abbott’s program which charters buses to send recently arrived migrants to Washington, D.C., including contracts, budget documents, and formal complaints about the program.