STATE LEGISLATURE

Texas House gives early approval to bill that would punish Wall Street for fossil fuel disinvestments

Rep. Gene Wu, D-Houston, said the legislation, which the House approved in a preliminary vote, would “punish speech.”

By Erin Douglas, The Texas Tribune
Posted 5/3/21

The Texas House on Monday gave preliminary approval to a bill that would direct state investment funds to divest from companies that cut ties with fossil fuel companies. Senate Bill 13 was …

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