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Proposed Texas Bill Gutting Local Sick Leave Laws Would Also Void Non-Discrimination Ordinances

Proposed Texas Bill Gutting Local Sick Leave Laws Would Also Void Non-Discrimination Ordinances

A proposed bill in the Texas Senate (SB 15), which would deny cities the ability to enact paid sick leave ordinances, also contains provisions that would also allow the state to gut the enforcement of non-discrimination ordinances. When it was originally filed by state Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-Conroe), SB 15 was designed to prevent cities

Equality Texas Launches TransVisible Project

In the aftermath of the defeat of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, the Equality Texas Foundation is launching a public awareness campaign called the TransVisible Project. “The purpose of TVP is to educate Texans that transgender people are our neighbors, families, coworkers, and friends,” said Lou Weaver, transgender programs coordinator for Equality Texas. The defeat

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