As Texas lawmakers reconvene for a special legislative session, IBM is re-upping its opposition to measures it says would discriminate against children and harm its Texas recruiting efforts. Also Monday, CEOs and top executives from more than a dozen major Dallas-based corporations wrote to state leaders expressing opposition to a "bathroom bill."
An advocacy group says thousands of letters sent to rural lawmakers suggests widespread support for legislation that would create education savings accounts. But lawmakers — and some constituents — say the letters are dubious.
A heavily watered-down ethics reform bill will soon be taken up by the full Senate. Lawmakers on Monday rejected an amendment that would have required legislators to publicly disclose their tax returns each year.