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Legal Concerns Prevent Former Texas Cancer Agency Officials from Testifying

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A top Republican says former leaders of the state’s troubled $3 billion dollar cancer-fighting agency won’t publicly testify because of “significant legal concerns” raised by prosecutors.

House Appropriations Chair Jim Pitts says the agency’s former executive director and chief scientific officer were willing to testify before prosecutors stepped in.

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