Leading candidates for lieutenant governor faced off at their first and only scheduled debate at the KLRU studio on campus Monday night and discussed several issues, including the border security and public education.
A state audit of the Texas Enterprise Fund concluded that the Office of the Governor needs to monitor and control the Texas Enterprise Fund administration in order to substantiate the program’s claims of job creation.
While the construction of both the Dell Medical School and the UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine will educate more physicians in Texas, a panel of doctors at The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, along with Sen. Kirk Watson, reiterated the pressing need for more physicians throughout the state.
During a panel for The Texas Tribune Festival on Saturday, President William Powers Jr. said the University is making progress toward its goal of increasing the four-year graduation rate to 70 percent by 2016.
The second day of the 2014 Texas Tribune Festival kicked off Saturday with one-on-one interviews with candidates for lieutenant governor, state Sens. Dan Patrick, R-Houston, and Leticia Van de Putte, D-San Antonio.