A study by the grassroots organization Texas Works Together says Senate Bill 4 will cost between 165,000 to 248,000 jobs in Texas.
Texas is predicted to lose big time as local, national and international companies prepare to go to war over a discriminatory Republican-led bill.
It is amazing that Republicans still want to legislate what bathroom transgender people can use. On Friday night, the Texas Senate decided to pass a bill forcing transgender people to use the bathroom based on the gender that is listed on their birth certificate. The bill also overturns local non-discrimination ordinances that allow transgenders to use whatever bathroom they want.
In the midst of what the Governor has called a foster care "crisis" in Texas, state Senators voted to tentatively approve a bill t
TAB determined that anti-LGBT legislation would cost Texas roughly 0.5 percent of its gross domestic product, mostly from decreased travel and tourism.
The Texas economy stands to lose $8.5 billion and 185,000 jobs if anti-LGBT legislation passes in next year’s session, according to an analysis from the Texas Association of Business, the state’s chamber of commerce.