Dallas Stars Oppose ‘bathroom Bill,' Trinity Toll Road Is Dead, Plano South Is Born: Your Wednesday Evening News Roundup

Good evening. Here are some stories you may have missed today.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Dallas Stars becomes first sports team to publicly oppose Texas 'bathroom bill'The Dallas Stars have become the first professional sports franchise to publicly oppose the Texas "bathroom bill.""The Dallas Stars stands strongly opposed to any legislation perceived as discriminatory, including proposed bathroom legislation," President James Lites said Wednesday. "Dallas welcomes all, and we welcome all."Lites also referred to the NHL draft, which is scheduled to take place in Dallas next year despite objections from LGBT rights organizations: "We are proud of our home and want every visitor to feel safe at home here, too, and that's why we oppose this discriminatory bathroom legislation."While Houston Texans owner Bob McNair has criticized the bill, Lites is the first club president to reject legislation on behalf of an entire team. Sources have told The Dallas Morning News the Dallas Cowboys have been quietly lobbying against the bills, but the team has not yet publicly rejected it.Who’s business? If the so-called bathroom bill gets flushed, big business will get the blame — or the credit.Commentary: Forget about landing the next Toyota plant if Texas adopts a bathroom bill, writes business columnist Mitchell Schnurman.Catch up: Everything you need to know about Texas' transgender bathroom bill.  Continue reading...

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