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Top Stories: Texas Senate Votes 21-10 In Favor Of So-Called ‘Bathroom Bill’

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The top local stories this evening from KERA News: After a long debate this afternoon the Texas Senate voted 21-to-10 in favor the so-called “bathroom bill.” Senate Bill 6 would bar transgender people from using the restroom of their choice at publicly-owned facilities. The bill has been a top priority for Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and Senate Republicans.