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In a letter to the co-chairs of the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations, a lawyer for embattled University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall clarified some of the motivations behind Hall's ongoing investigation into the system's flagship university.
The committee is currently investigating whether or not Hall's controversial behavior as a regent warrants impeachment. The lawyer, Steve Ryan, describes Hall's actions as "not a basis for impeachment."
In the letter, obtained by the Tribune late Thursday, Ryan contends that Hall has been driven ...