same sex benefits


Judge Overturns Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits In Michigan

A judge has thrown out a Michigan law that bars public schools and local governments from offering benefits to same-sex partners.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/12/2014

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Mich. Ban On Domestic Partner Benefits Blocked

A federal judge on Friday blocked Michigan’s ban on domestic partner benefits for employees who work for public schools or local governments, saying state lawmakers simply wanted to punish gays and lesbians.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/28/2013

Same-Sex Domestic Partner Benefits Stand For Michigan State Workers

Same-sex domestic partners of state employees will continue to qualify for health insurance after the Michigan Supreme Court decided not to hear an appeal filed by the state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/04/2013


Court OKs Same Sex Partner Benefits For State Workers

A divided Michigan Court of Appeals has upheld a state panel’s decision to extend health care benefits to same-sex partners of state employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013


Kalamazoo To Study Domestic Partner Benefits Law

City commissioners in Kalamazoo are expected to look at options to help municipal workers under a new state law that blocks taxpayer-paid health insurance to domestic partners of some public employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/24/2011


Gov. Snyder Signs Domestic Partner Benefits Ban

Gov. Rick Snyder on Thursday signed legislation that blocks taxpayer-paid health insurance from being offered to domestic partners living with some public employees.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

State Worker Same-Sex Benefits In Jeopardy

The Michigan Senate voted to kill a healthcare benefit for state workers who have live-in friends and their kids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011