A. Faithful Reader links us to This NY Times story about the aftermath of the Texas legislature's Democratic contingent's recent defection:
Texas Department of Public Safety captains were ordered to destroy all records gathered in the search for Democratic legislators who fled the state in a successful effort to prevent a redistricting bill from passing, according to a published report.
The one-paragraph order, sent by e-mail, was obtained Tuesday by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram under the Texas Open Records Act.
If you don't want to login to read the Times story, The Guardian [UK] picked up the AP wire version.