A scandal at the state’s cancer agency had more real-life consequences than political ones, but it also seeped into the legislative debate over other issues — particularly on whether the state has adequate oversight of its other programs.
It appears the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas — commonly known as CPRIT — will survive its mishandling of three major grants, totaling $56 million, but the private foundation that shared the CPRIT name won’t continue.
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