Draft of a sanctuary cities bill contains controversy
Mar 17, 2017, 01:19
Kolkhorst said her bill would ensure those rights are not "eroded", because the "blurring of gender" will harm women.
"I find it just remarkable that we had a bill on the floor of the Senate today that treats them as vermin to be shot on sight and have no value whatsoever and here we want to treat them like pets", she said.
The state Senate passed the measure last month, but it will have to go back to that chamber for approval of amendments adopted by the House. Oscar Longoria, D-Mission, the House committee is also working on a change that would prevent bail bond agents from charging a large amount of cash up front to bond out an undocumented immigrant.
"By voting this bill through, the Texas Senate has officially declared that the 125,000 transgender adults and thousands of trans children who live in Texas are second-class citizens", Keisling said. They voted to advance the bill.
Garcia, who is not on the committee that heard the bill, stayed in the hearing room and listened to the public testimony that began last Tuesday morning and continued until 5 a.m. Wednesday. The bill would prohibit the use of hanGd-held phones to "read, write or send an electronic message" while driving.
The opposition included peace officers from Houston, Austin, San Antonio and Dallas, who stated the bill would have a chilling effect on immigrant communities and create hurdles for officers who need the public's input to solve crimes.
Professor Kelly and family tackle viral #BBCDad video
The Journal noted that the video had been viewed over 84 million times on the BBC Facebook page as of Tuesday morning. Kelly's wife along with their four-year-old daughter and their nine-month-old son also attended the news conference.
The bill aims to punish cities, law enforcement agencies and colleges that don't cooperate with immigration officials.
More than eight people are killed in the USA every day in crashes involving a distracted driver, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
Numerous bill's critics testified Wednesday that they approved of Geren's changes but still opposed the overall measure.
If the bill becomes law, offenders would be charged with a misdemeanor and be fined $25 to $99. "We all know that parental involvement in the education of a child is of primary importance, which is why I support policies that empower parents with expanded options for meeting the education needs of their children".
"It's fear mongering. It's stirring the pot", she said.
"By our calculations, you add that up, it's more than $39 Million". He and other Republicans who back such a measure say it is needed to preserve the "rule of law" and to prevent unauthorized immigrants from committing crimes against US citizens. The liberal N.C. Budget and Tax Center criticized the bill. Both the immigrant community and the non-immigrant community alike.
Cannon-Brookes tweeted both Weatherill and Musk with the same message: "Not to push my luck ... big $ commitments pouring in". Sarah Hanson-Young, an Australian senator, said on Twitter on Friday that she wanted to talk to Musk about his offer.
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Retno added that in the next two months, the President would he send a minister to follow up King Salman's visit to Indonesia. Bilateral trade in 2015 was worth almost $40 billion, with India importing a fifth of its oil needs from Saudi Arabia.
Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo had instead asked for all to support Jacek Saryusz-Wolski, a member of the European Parliament. Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite said: "We don't want to become hostages of national politics inside Poland".
For his career, Glennon has completed 374 of 630 passes (59.4 percent), for 4,100 yards, with 30 touchdowns and 15 interceptions. Glennon could be headed to Chicago to be Jay Cutler's new replacement as the possible answer at quarterback for the Bears.
Manchester United gave as good as they got in the challenges and were victims of some bad play acting as well by Rostov . Also the fact that they are used to playing on that pitch, and United are not, might give them a slight advantage.
The role of Solicitor General doesn't usually make too many headlines, but that's nearly certain to change in the next four years. Francisco was also a White House lawyer from 2001 to 2003, and legal counsel for the Justice Department from 2003 to 2005.
That being said, based on the film's success, I assume Fox will want director James Mangold hard at work on an X-23 movie ASAP. Overall, there is a depressing and disturbing vibe that permeates throughout all of the action.
Several men said it was important for them to be there as well to show support for the special women in their lives. We stand in solidarity with these women, and we're grateful for the support of our employer and co-workers.
The keynote was about Google's serious commitment to being a player in the emerging game of cloud-based services and platforms. For more information on Google's new products and developments, visit Google Cloud's Big Data and Machine Learning Blog.
It is thought that a poacher is behind the attack, as rhino's ivory horns are in high demand on the black market. Majority live in South Africa, where there have been hundreds of rhinos killed in recent years.
What Will Jim Parsons Role Be In The Big Bang Theory Spinoff
Jon Favreau, who directed various installments of The Avengers movie franchise and The Jungle Book , is leading the pilot episode. If the cast members' offer will be approved, the actress will receive $450,000 per episode in Seasons 11 and 12.
Israel Sweeps in Seoul, Shocking Baseball World
Team Israel pitcher Danny Burawa turns and watches a Didi Gregorius three-run homer sail out of the park on Monday. Later that day, Cuba plays a second game and faces off with the Netherlands at 8:00 p.m.
Erdogan: Netherlands Acting like a 'banana republic'
Separately, Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Turkey had "destroyed the basis for further progress in co-operation". A Turkish protester had scaled the wall, replaced the Dutch colours, and shouted that God was great.
Is Jennifer Lopez Dating Alex Rodriguez?
A source told Page Six on March 8: " They have been seeing each other for a few weeks, and were together in LA this past weekend". Apparently Jennifer Lopez has finally revealed that her and the 6 God were not in a real relationship.
Everton 3-0 West Bromwich Albion
WEST BROM: Foster 5, Dawson 6, McAuley 6, Evans 5, Nyom 4, Livermore 5, Yacob 5, Fletcher 5, Chadli 5, McClean 4, Robson-Kanu 5. Lukaku finally got his name on the score sheet heading in Ross Barkley's cross from close range in the 83rd minute.
Polish president congratulates Tusk in letter
On Thursday, Tusk was reelected as the president of the European Council despite Poland's determination to postpone the vote. She added the European Council served a narrow set of countries, in a thinly veiled reference to Germany.
RadioShack files for bankruptcy a second time in 2 years
In a separate statement, Sprint said its agreement with Radio Shack was created to protect it in the event of another bankruptcy. The chain dealing in electronics in the United States, RadioShack Corp has filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday.
Hyperloop One Finally Has a Real Life Test Track
Dubbed the DevLoop , HyperLoop One's test track is now 1,640 feet long and plans indicate it will be a total length of two miles. While little additional information is available on Hyperloop One's nascent test track, Ars will be following for more details.
High winds take down trees, power lines
Communities throughout the region are dealing with downed power lines, blinking or dark traffic lights, and fallen trees. On Tuesday 30,000 customers were affected, primarily in northern MI . · Never drive across a downed power line .
Facebook 360 Debuts On Samsung Gear VR
Vimeo's creator community is known for pioneering new video formats and pushing the boundaries of storytelling. For more on 360 video on Vimeo , check out the company's blog post at the source link below.
No Man's Sky set to release second major update, due this week
The developer noted that the detailed patch notes for the Path Finder Update will be released once it goes live within the week. Survival mode did the reverse, upping the difficulty and creating more threats for those who thought the game was too tame.
Tyrod Taylor to stay with the Bills
One of the more palatable options for the Browns at quarterback this offseason has been eliminated. Zach Brown responded back with, "Bro, I'm a miss playing next to you on Sundays, my brother".
Cowboys to release Romo Thursday
If they're still not convinced that Lynch is ready, giving him another year or two to sit behind Romo and get there makes sense. Otherwise, Romo's exit comes pretty much as had been expected, given the respectful relationship between Jones and Romo.