Will Gov. Rick Perry accept legislation that would narrow some of the powers of his appointees to public university governing boards? Including the powers of the University of Texas System regents, who hold among the most prestigious appointments in state government but whose controversial oversight of the Austin flagship prompted the legislation?
The answer should be clear soon.
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CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story gave the wrong deadline for Gov. Rick Perry to act on legislation that would limit the powers of public university governing boards. The last day that Perry can sign Senate Bill 15, veto it or allow it to become law without his signature is June 16.