The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for Dec. 9, 2013

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•    Regents to Discuss Employment of Bill Powers: "The University of Texas System Board of Regents plans to discuss the employment of University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers during a closed-door executive session at its board meeting on Thursday."

•    Efforts Targeting Double Dipping Could Get Boost: "But efforts to ban the practice of double dipping, or even require disclosure of it, went nowhere this year in the Texas Legislature. That could change when lawmakers meet again in 2015. Attorney General Greg Abbott, the leading Republican candidate to replace the retiring [Rick] Perry, is pushing ...

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