Burning Man http://kalw.org en Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, May 1, 2012 http://kalw.org/post/connecting-dots-top-news-stories-tuesday-may-1-2012 <p>(Sacramento Bee) // The California Assembly has passed a bill that would allow, but not require, business owners who contract with the state to self-identify as gay, lesbian, transgender, or bisexual. The National Gay &amp; Lesbian Chamber of Commerce and the Sacramento Rainbow Chamber of Commerce both support the bill because it would allow the government to collect data on the economic impact of <a href="http://blogs.sacbee.com/capitolalertlatest/2012/04/bill-would-ask-state-contractors-are-you-gay-or-lesbian.html#more">LGBT-owned businesses</a>. The bill goes to the Senate next...</p> Tue, 01 May 2012 18:37:15 +0000 Jayme Catsouphes 9910 at http://kalw.org Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Tuesday, May 1, 2012