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Texas business leaders stayed neutral on “bathroom” amendment

Published on May 22, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Throughout this legislative session, a coalition of businesses has made up much of the opposition to lightning-rod efforts to regulate which bathrooms transgender Texans can use. Working with the Texas Association of Business, they have released economic impact studies, sent letters to lawmakers and held news conferences, warning that a “bathroom bill” would be disastrous for the state’s bottom line. On Sunday, however, the pro-business forces took a neutral stance on an amendment addressing bathroom use by transgender Texans in public schools, according to people familiar with the decision. The amendment by state Rep. Chris Paddie, R-Marshall, passed 91-50, finally […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock