Tag Archives: H.B. 4770

Governor Snyder, signing legislation to strip benefits from committed same-sex couples, outs himself as tool of the gay-hating right

Our Governor, Rick Snyder, signed into law this evening legislation that makes it illegal for the cohabitating partners of public employees to receive health insurance benefits. Unmarried heterosexual couples can easily remedy this situation by becoming married, at which time both husband and wife would qualify for full coverage. As the state does not recognize […]

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Michigan legislature moves to outlaw domestic partner benefits in violation of the State Constitution… Will Snyder veto?

State Representative Jeff Irwin sent out the following note earlier this afternoon. House Republicans vote to ban domestic partner benefits: Moments ago, the House passed HB 4770 which – if signed by Governor Snyder – will make it illegal for governments, schools and universities to offer domestic partner benefits. If signed, HB 4770 will immediately […]

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