Today's Fair Shots - May 23, 2017
1-John Patrick: House Version of 'Bathroom Bill' Still Sends Discriminatory Message
2-Other Key Bills Near the Finish Line
3-Washington Post Headlines 'Discrimination Sunday' in Legislature; See Rep. Senfronia Thompson on Video
4-'Low-paying, Grinding, Unhealthy Work': Times Profiles Truck Drivers
5-Credentials Deadline Hits Tomorrow for Texas AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention
1) The so-called "bathroom bill," completed passage in the House yesterday in the form of an amendment to another "school safety" measure that was otherwise innocuous.
While this version of the bathroom language is not remotely as wide-ranging in substance as the provisions in SB 6, which was approved by the Texas Senate, its message is toxic, Texas AFL-CIO President John Patrick said in a statement: