The last in a three-part series on the debate over lawmakers and UT-Austin's admissions process
During a special session of the Texas Legislature more than a year ago, a resolution calling for the impeachment of Wallace Hall, a University of Texas System regent, was filed in the House — and according to the leadership, it could have passed.
“The votes were there,” Joe Straus, the speaker of the House, said this month in an interview. “But I thought a more deliberate, thorough investigation was the proper way to handle it.”
Straus, R-San Antonio, expanded the authority of the House Select ...