A state appeals court is expected to rule on whether Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry violates the state constitution’s ban on gay marriage.
Gov. Mark Dayton says he plans to include same-sex domestic partner benefits in Minnesota’s state employee contracts.
The Eagan City Council has voted to set up a domestic partner registry.
A judge ruled Monday that Wisconsin’s domestic partnership registry does not violate the state’s constitutional ban on gay marriage — a major victory for the state’s largest gay rights group that had defended the registry established in 2009 to bestow legal rights to same-sex couples.
The City of Minneapolis is considering ending its contract with Life Time Fitness which allows police and firefighters to use their facilities.