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Amazon, PepsiCo Urge Texas Lawmakers to Stop Ordinance Bans (1)

March 28, 2019, 8:20 PMUpdated: March 28, 2019, 9:37 PM

Amazon, Google, PepsiCo are among the companies warning Texas lawmakers away from a pair of “discriminatory” bills they say would imperil the state’s economy and place the LGBT community at risk.

“We will continue to oppose any unnecessary, discriminatory, and divisive measures that would damage Texas’ reputation and create problems for our employees and their families,” a March 27 letter signed by more than 50 Texas employers, city chambers of commerce, and tourism and other groups reads.

Signed also by Dell, PayPal, and Unilever, the coalition letter is a response to a pair of bills,...

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