Good News: Doing the Right Thing in Philly

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CITY HALL Life partners benefits

Mayor Nutter is expected today to sign an equal-benefits bill that was passed unanimously by City Council earlier this month.

The legislation, first introduced in February by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown, calls for contractors with city contracts of $250,000 or more to extend the same benefits – health insurance, family medical leave, bereavement leave – to the life partners of gay and lesbian employees that are offered to spouses of married employees.


About deb

Wandering and wondering - taking it all in -- and increasingly shaking my head. Who are we and how did we get to this here? And, what, where and how next? Putting what I see and think out there in pictures and always looking for other ways, hence, this blog. This blog, like me, is a work in process and still doesn't quite know what it wants to be when it grows up.
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