A day after state legislative leaders strongly signaled their support for University of Texas President Bill Powers, Senate leaders on Tuesday announced plans to hold hearings on reports that some UT regents are engaged in a power struggle to push Powers out.
Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, who teared up Monday while publicly lauding Powers during the Senate session, said while the forums for the hearings haven’t been decided — either in separate House and Senate hearings or a joint legislative panel — “there will be hearings.”
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