Testimony Begins in UT Regent Impeachment Investigation

After years of simmering tension, a slate of long-awaited hearings that begin Tuesday may advance the ball toward potential resolution of a yearslong feud between the University of Texas System, its flagship institution and the Legislature.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations will, for the first time, hear public testimony from witnesses regarding its ongoing investigation of Regent Wallace Hall, which may conclude with articles of impeachment being filed against him. If Hall were to be impeached, he would be the first nonelected official in the state to suffer such a fate ...

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