Friday, April 18, 2014

Follow us:
Subscribe to this news feed Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook 

News

Austin

Capital Tonight: More fallout from cancer research funding scandal

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Capital Tonight: More fallout from cancer research funding scandal
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

A Travis County grand jury has indicted a former executive of the state's embattled cancer-fighting agency, known as CPRIT. Jerald Cobbs is charged with withholding information and securing execution of a document by deception, a first degree felony.

The fallout from Cobbs' involvement in improperly awarding an $11 million grant to a company now known as Peloton Therapeutics could go beyond criminal charges, though. In Friday's Capital Tonight, we looked at whether the state's top officeholders could face political repercussions as they vie for higher office.

Reporter Roundtable

The online exchange tied to the Affordable Care Act got a shot in the arm this week, but state leaders are already eyeing new complications stemming from the law. Our reporter roundtable weighed in on that and other developments.

TWC News: Capital Tonight: More fallout from cancer research funding scandal
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

Candidate Conversation

Plus, we continued our series of conversations with the Republican candidates for lieutenant governor. Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson joined us to talk about gun rights, border security and more.

TWC News: Capital Tonight: More fallout from cancer research funding scandal
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

10.11.12.242 ClientIP: 54.237.134.62, 23.62.6.183, 10.211.216.126 UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 (http://commoncrawl.org/faq/) Profile: TWCSAMLSP