Report critical of UT expenses for VIPs at games

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by JASON WHEELER / WFAA

WFAA

Posted on October 9, 2013 at 8:28 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 9 at 10:32 AM

This weekend the University of Texas will play one of its biggest games of the year in the Red River Rivalry.

As the Longhorns get ready for that, there is a new report out that questions who is attending UT games at the expense of the public university.

Jon Cassidy of Watchdog.org wrote an article that claims UT spends more on entertaining legislators and other VIPs at games in one year than all lobbyists in the state have spent on sports tickets for lawmakers in the past seven years.

Read the full article here. Click the player to see his interview with our sister station WFAA.

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