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Should the Way Texas Investigates Public Corruption Be Overhauled?

There’s a new measure that would change what agency fights public corruption in Texas government. Right now, the Public Integrity Unit investigates public corruption and is managed by the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. But Senate Bill 10 would move it under the Texas Attorney General’s Office. We discuss what effect such a change would […]


There’s a new measure that would change what agency fights public corruption in Texas government. Right now, the Public Integrity Unit investigates public corruption and is managed by the Travis County District Attorney’s Office. But Senate Bill 10 would move it under the Texas Attorney General’s Office.

We discuss what effect such a change would have on how public corruption is investigated and prosecuted in Texas with Mark Jones of Rice University.

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