ASAE Joins CVBs in Opposing Texas SB 6

ASAE is part of a coalition of like-minded organizations that met with key members of the Texas legislature this week to voice their opposition to Senate Bill 6, a bill that would deny public accommodations to members of the LGBTQ community. SB 6 is a top legislative priority of Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, and… Read more »

Texas, Virginia Legislatures Push Bills Similar to HB 2

Legislators in Texas and Virginia are proposing bills this week that would deny public accommodations to members of the LGBTQ community, similar to North Carolina’s controversial HB 2 law. The Virginia bill, proposed by Del. Robert Marshall (R-Prince William), would restrict transgender people’s use of restrooms in government buildings. It would also require principals at… Read more »

Cuomo Signs Law to Combat Citizens United

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo last week signed a law to combat the flood of so-called “dark money” into political elections brought on by the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision. The legislation explicitly prohibits coordination between candidates and independent expenditure committees, and requires 501(c)(4) political groups to disclose financial support and in-kind donations from… Read more »