State leaders will allow the state’s troubled cancer agency to finalize contracts for 25 grants to be used to move out-of-state cancer researchers and their teams to Texas.
Gov. Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst and House Speaker Joe Straus said Wednesday that they were freeing up the grants, which were among 143 pending grants they had frozen in December in response to reports that the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas had mismanaged $56 million of its grants.
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