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House Republicans Fast-Track Legislation to Raise the Minimum Wage

March 16, 2017 by Cary Cheshire In a stunning move, the Texas House voted overwhelmingly to support Democrat efforts to hamstring the state’s economy by raising the minimum wage. Earlier today, State Rep. Hugh Shine (R–Belton) moved to suspend the rules and fast track a proposed constitutional amendment to raise the minimum wage by almost …

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Hurrah! Texas Senate Passes SB 6 by 21-10 the “No Men in Women’s Bathroom’s” Bill CRTX News Mobilizes over 30,000 Voters’ Calls Headed to House for Approval

March 15, 2017  Yesterday, Tuesday, March 14, the Texas Senate approved SB 6, “The Women’s Privacy Act,” by a vote of 21-10, and sent it to the Texas House for approval. The bill is also known as the “No Men in Women’s Bathrooms!” Bill. Over the last week, Dr. Steven Hotze and Jared Woodfill, respectively …

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Following North Carolina’s lead, Texas GOP unveils so-called “bathroom bill”

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and state Sen. Lois Kolkhorst unveil the text of Senate Bill 6, which would require transgender people to use bathrooms in public schools, government buildings and universities based on “biological sex,” on Jan. 5, 2017. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune by Alexa Ura, Bobby Blanchard and Todd Wiseman After months …

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