Amid a new call for jailed Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to resign from office, the Texas House on Friday sidestepped a showdown over whether to strip statewide ethics enforcement from her office.
That move had been proposed by several lawmakers upset about Lehmberg’s recent drunken driving conviction, for which she is serving a 45-day sentence in the Travis County Jail — even as she remains the county’s chief prosecutor.
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