The union that represents prison guards in Texas on Friday called for the chairman of the prison system’s governing board to resign for trying to help his sister-in-law get a spot on the nine-member board.
Lance Lowry, president of the Huntsville-based Texas Correctional Employees Local of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, said Gov. Rick Perry — who nominated Annette Raggette to the prison board, then withdrew her name Wednesday amid the controversy — should ask for Bell’s resignation.
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