Members of a special House panel charged with deciding whether a University of Texas System regent should be impeached made it clear Monday that they plan an exhaustive inquiry that is expected to take months.
The Select Committee on Transparency in State Agency Operations will hire a lawyer and an investigator, use its subpoena power and have a parliamentarian ensure that it follows proper procedures, said Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, who co-chairs the panel. Rep. Dan Flynn, R-Canton, the panel’s other co-chair, emphasized its investigative role and said no particular outcome has been determined in advance.
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