Texas Legislation And Regulation To Watch In 2017

Law360, Houston (January 2, 2017, 1:03 PM EST) -- For the 2017 Texas legislative session, attorneys are predicting a wait-and-see approach to energy regulation as the impact of Donald Trump presidency's becomes clearer, a battle over whether to pass a "bathroom bill" that purports to afford women and girls privacy in restrooms, and sweeping reforms to property tax laws.

With nearly 1,000 bills already filed between the state House and Senate before the 140-day session even begins on Jan. 10, the uncertainty dominating the political climate in Texas and beyond means it may be too soon for much prognostication, according to Stephen W. Long, a tax partner with Baker &...

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