A grand jury has met for the first time to hear evidence on whether Gov. Rick Perry’s threat to veto funding for the state’s Public Integrity Unit amounted to coercion of a public servant.

In Friday’s Capital Tonight, we checked in from the Travis County Criminal Justice Complex for the latest.


A committee’s look into a UT regent has now become a criminal investigation, but the possibility of impeachment is still up in the air. We discussed what’s next for Wallace Hall with Robert Garrett of The Dallas Morning News, Reeve Hamilton of the Texas Tribune and David Rauf of the San Antonio Express-News.


And the attacks are still flying in the Republican runoff race for lieutenant governor.
Gardner Selby of PolitiFact Texas and the Austin American-Statesman joined us to sort out which ones are true.