As Democrats battle to undermine the attempt by Republicans in Texas to impose voter restrictions, businesses have been very silent. Alexandra Villarreal had this information in The Guardian. Here is an excerpt:
After Democrats derailed one of Texas’s most restrictive voting bills at the 11th hour – all but guaranteeing yet another partisan showdown in the near future – business leaders in the state have gone eerily silent as they plot their next steps.
“Now would be a good time for them to say something like, ‘We’re glad it was defeated, we’re hoping that this does not move forward into a special session’,” said Cliff Albright, co-founder and executive director of the Black Voters Matter Fund.
“They can actually be proactive.”