How Will UT Regent Impeachment Probe Play Out?

It has been just shy of four decades since a state House committee conducted an investigation into whether to impeach a public official. So it's not surprising that the early days of such proceedings, focused on University of Texas System Regent Wallace Hall, have generated some confusion.

This summer, House Speaker Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, authorized the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations to conduct impeachment investigations; the intention was for the committee to review Hall, who has riled lawmakers with his intense scrutiny of them and of University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers ...

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