Gregory Wayne Abbott (born November 13, 1957) is an American attorney who has served as the 48th governor of Texas since January 20, 2015. A member of the Republican Party, Abbott previously served as the 50th attorney general of Texas from 2002 to 2015. He is the third governor of any U.S. state to permanently use a wheelchair. He is also the first disabled governor in Texas history.
Texas Tribune, Dutton brought the bill, Senate Bill 29, up for a second vote to move it out of the House Public Education Committee, which Dutton chairs, and to the House floor.
The bill, which is similar to other anti-trans bills proposed in more than 30 states, failed to pass out of committee on Tuesday, leaving its future in doubt.
The Friday vote garnered the majority needed, including Dutton’s affirming vote, to advance the bill to a House floor vote, leaving it one step away from landing on Gov.Read more on towleroad.com