One of the executions that had been scheduled in January has been moved to April 7, Jose Garcia Briseno. So, now there are six executions in January. The six Texas people set to die in January are among at least 14 with execution dates in Texas already this year. Three more are set to die in early February, four in March and another in April. Nationwide, they are among more than two dozen with dates already in 2009.

Curtis Moore January 14
TDCJ Info on Curtis Moore

Reginald Perkins Jan 22

Larry Ray Swearingen Jan 27

Virgil Martinez Jan 28

Ricardo Ortiz Jan 29

To send the Governor of Texas an email denouncing these executions, go to:


You can also call and leave him a voice message:

Telephone numbers for Governor Rick Perry of Texas

* Citizen’s Opinion Hotline [for Texas callers] : (800) 252-9600

* Information and Referral and Opinion Hotline [for Austin, Texas and out-of-state callers] : (512) 463-1782

* Office of the Governor Main Switchboard [office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST] : (512) 463-2000

* Citizen’s Assistance Telecommunications Device
If you are using a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD), call 711 to reach Relay Texas

* Office of the Governor Fax:
(512) 463-1849

Mailing Address:

Office of the Governor
P.O. Box 12428
Austin, Texas 78711-2428

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