Another controversial bill that would have effectively ended Jefferson County’s decades-long busing system to integrate its public schools appeared to die in the state Senate on Tuesday.
“It probably can be fixed”, he said.
If House Republicans rush to pass it, however, there will be consequences for their vote, he said.
Before moving to the House of Representatives, the bill requires a third reading and final vote, which is expected to happen on Wednesday. Roy BluntRoy BluntTop GOP senators call for more low-income help in healthcare bill Senate Republicans eyeing alternative tax reform plan Senators want more security funding for Jewish centers MORE (R-Mo.), another Senate leader, said they support the idea as well.
“Don’t you see the damage that that does to kids, to be humiliated and embarrassed, soiling themselves because they can’t use the bathroom of the gender that they identify with”, said Sen.
A bill by Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate that would require people to show identification at voting places passed the House on Thursday and now heads to the Senate.
Almost 70 businesses, including some of the state’s biggest employers such as American Airlines Group Inc, sent a letter to Republican leaders this month asking them to reject the bill on the grounds that it would “legalize discrimination”.
Many individuals giving public testimony questioned why any verbiage concerning birth certificates was included in the bill. This is similar to a bill Kasich vetoed previous year and reports Kasich isn’t afraid to use that veto pen again. Get it right, don’t get it fast.
North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest testified in favor of the bill. As it stands, Senate Bill 6 would allow a transgender woman to use the women’s restroom if her birth certificate matches that gender identity.
Monday’s 7-0 vote included both Democrats on the State Affairs Committee – state Sens.
“I believe that the blurring of gender – although I respect that people internalize something different – believe that, all of that blurring will lead to less rights for women”, said Kolkhorst.
Kolkhorst told stories of women who have been assaulted in bathrooms and have asked for protection.
SB 5 would allow registered voters who lack a photo ID to cast a ballot after showing documents that list their name and address – including a voter registration certificate, utility bill, bank statement, government check or work paycheck.
District 18 Republican Sen.