DPFP (Office of the Governor)

Ben Hudson filed this request with the Office of the Governor of Texas.
Tracking # 162-17
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From: Ben Hudson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

All communications (email, SMS, written) which mention or refer to the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System. Please limit the search to the date range 1/1/13 - 12/31/15.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Ben Hudson

From: Public Records

Mr. Hudson,

The Office of the Governor (OOG) seeks clarification on the date range of your records. Would you like the date range to begin on January 20, 2015, the first day of Governor Greg Abbott's administration?
After we receive your response, we can begin a search of our records for the information you are seeking. If the OOG does not receive a response from you by the 61st day after the date this email is sent, your request will be considered withdrawn. See Gov't Code § 552.222(d), (g). You can reach us at publicrecords@gov.texas.gov<mailto:publicrecords@gov.texas.gov> with any questions.
Thank you,

Jessica Vu
Assistant General Counsel
Office of Governor Greg Abbott
(512) 463-8470

From: Public Records

Please reply to confirm the date range.

From: Ben Hudson

Yes, that date range will be fine, thank you for reaching out.

Ben Hudson

From: Public Records

May 11, 2017

Ben Hudson

MuckRock

DEPT MR 36254

411 A Highland Ave

Somerville, MA 02144-2516

requests@muckrock.com

VIA EMAIL ONLY

RE: OOG PIR # 17-162

Dear Mr. Hudson:

This email is in response to your public information request to the Office of the Governor ("OOG"), received by the OOG on April 27, 2017. A copy of your request follows this email.

The OOG has reviewed its files and located information responsive to your request. The OOG asserts that some of the information responsive to your request is excepted from required public disclosure. The OOG has requested a ruling from the Open Records Division of the Office of the Attorney General pursuant to Government Code § 552.301. A copy of the written communication requesting a ruling is attached. The OOG will provide you additional correspondence submitted to the Open Records Division, as well as any documents for release, on or before May 18, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact me at (512) 463-8470 or publicrecords@gov.texas.gov.

Sincerely,

Jessica Vu
Public Information Coordinator
Assistant General Counsel
Office of Governor Greg Abbott

From: Public Records

May 16, 2017

Ben Hudson

MuckRock

DEPT MR 36254

411 A Highland Ave

Somerville, MA 02144-2516

requests@muckrock.com

VIA EMAIL ONLY

RE: OOG PIR # 17-162

Dear Mr. Hudson:

This email is in response to your public information request to the Office of the Governor ("OOG"), received by the OOG on April 27, 2017. A copy of your clarified request is attached to this email.

The OOG has reviewed its files and located the attached information responsive to your request. The OOG has redacted private email addresses from the attached document pursuant to section 552.137 of the Government Code and the previous determination issued by the Office of the Attorney General in Open Records Decision No. 684 (2009).

The OOG asserts the remaining responsive information is excepted from required disclosure under the Public Information Act. The OOG has requested a ruling from the Open Records Division of the Office of the Attorney General pursuant to Government Code § 552.301. A copy of the OOG's arguments submitted to the Open Records Division is attached.

If you have any questions, please contact me at 512-463-8470 or publicrecords@gov.texas.gov.

Sincerely,

Jessica Vu
Public Information Coordinator
Assistant General Counsel
Office of Governor Greg Abbott

From: Public Records

July 31, 2017

Ben Hudson
MuckRock
requests@muckrock.com<mailto:requests@muckrock.com>

VIA EMAIL ONLY

RE: OOG PIR # 17-162

Dear Mr. Hudson:

This email is in response to your public information request to the Office of the Governor ("OOG"), received by the OOG on April 21, 2017 and clarified on April 27, 2017. A copy of your request follows this email.

The OOG requested an open records letting ruling from the Office of the Attorney General as to whether portions of the remaining responsive information were excepted from disclosure under the Public Information Act. The Office of the Attorney General issued Open Records Letter Ruling No. OR2017-15272, which concludes that some of the information may be withheld under the PIA. The remaining responsive information is being released in the attached document.

If you have any questions, please contact me at (512) 463-8454 or publicrecords@gov.texas.gov.

Sincerely,

Jessica Vu
Public Information Coordinator
Assistant General Counsel
Office of Governor Greg Abbott

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