Content Filed Under: Legislative Hearing

News and information on hearings regarding non-discrimination legislation at the local, state, and federal levels.


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TODAY: Florida’s Republican-Controlled Senate Will Hear Arguments on LGBT Non-discrimination

By Adam Polaski • February 8, 2016, 12:51 pm Today at 1:30 pm ET in Tallahassee, Florida, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear the Florida Competitive Workforce Act – the first time a non-discrimination bill covering lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has ever received a hearing in the Sunshine State.
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This Week in Non-Discrimination: Where Pro-LGBT Bills and Discriminatory Legislation Advanced

By Adam Polaski • February 4, 2016, 3:31 pm We're in the middle of legislative sessions in nearly every state in the country – and as legislators debate vital issues for their local communities, LGBT issues and bills related to non-discrimination protections have emerged as significant priorities.
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This Week in Non-Discrimination: Legislatures Across the Country Consider LGBT Bills

By Adam Polaski • January 28, 2016, 6:23 pm It's been a busy week for the movement to win LGBT-inclusive non-discrimination protections – and defend against attempts to codify discrimination into state statute. Here's a look at what's going on in state legislatures.
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Missouri Senate Committee Holds Hearing on LGBT Non-Discrimination Bill

By Adam Polaski • January 27, 2016, 4:30 pm Today in Missouri, the Senate Committee on Progress and Development held a hearing on the Missouri Non-Discrimination Act, which would extend comprehensive non-discrimination protections to LGBT individuals.
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Indiana Senate Committee Stops ‘Super RFRA’ to Begin Day Filled with Several LGBT Bills

By Adam Polaski • January 27, 2016, 11:39 am This morning, January 27, the Indiana Senate Judiciary Committee did not hear any testimony or a vote on Senate Bill 66 – which has become known as a "Super RFRA."
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TODAY: Florida’s Republican-Controlled Senate Holds Hearing on LGBT Non-discrimination

By Adam Polaski • January 26, 2016, 11:17 am Today at 1pm ET in Tallahassee, Florida, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hear the Florida Competitive Workforce Act – the first time a non-discrimination bill covering lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people has ever received a hearing in the Sunshine State.
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Wisconsin Legislature Holds Hearing on Dangerous Bill Targeting Transgender Students

By Adam Polaski • November 20, 2015, 1:29 pm Yesterday, Thursday, November 20, the Wisconsin Legislature held an hours-long hearing on A.B. 469, a bill that seeks to single out transgender students in Wisconsin.
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PHOTOS: Massachusetts Leaders & Community Members Testify for Transgender Protections in MA Hearing

By Adam Polaski • October 7, 2015, 10:50 am See photos and read testimony from the dozens of Bay Staters who spoke out in support of transgender protections in Massachusetts yesterday!