If Gov. Rick Perry makes good on his promise to veto state funding for the Public Integrity Unit unless Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg resigns, a variety of high-profile investigations could be derailed, officials said Tuesday.
Among the more than 400 cases that could be affected: the investigation of accusations that the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas mishandled $56 million in grants, the prosecution of grant fraud charges involving a Jonestown wind turbine project and accusations of contract-steering against a former high-level official at the Texas Department of Public Safety.
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