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Powers Critics Donate to 2 Hall Committee Members

Tuesday, Apr 22, 2014  |  Updated 8:40 PM CDT
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Powers Critics Donate to 2 Hall Committee Members

Critics of University of Texas President Bill Powers have made donations to the campaigns of two members of a legislative committee that's investigating an anti-Powers UT System regent.

The San Antonio Express-News reports campaign finance reports show campaign contributions from Powers critic Jeff Sandefer and Empower Texans PAC, a political action committee of Powers critic Michael Quinn Sullivan.

The contributions went to state Reps. Charles Perry and Dan Flynn, two Republican members of the House Select Committee on Transparency in State Operations. Flynn is co-chairman of the eight-member committee.

The committee is scheduled to meet Thursday in Austin and is about to take up a report that accuses UT System regent Wallace Hall of possibly criminal misconduct in his campaign to depose Powers.

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