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Michigan Seeks To End Partner Benefits

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Lez Get Real
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September 14, 2011

The Republican legislature in Michigan is taking up House Bills 4770 and 4771 this week to end the offering of health insurance to unmarried partners. The fact that these bills have been pushed by two openly anti-gay officials is blurring the underlying issue – this bill would hit straight couples as well as same-sex couples.
The bills would end the health care benefits for other eligible adults living with a state employee. Currently, those benefits are...