Thursday, December 17, 2009

Morning Sweep

Paterson's signing of an Executive Order to prohibit discrimination against transgender State employees has encouraged many. Activists and legislators have responded with gratitude and hope for passing the GENDA bill, which would prohibit discrimination in both the public and private sector.

Legislation to extend benefits to same-sex partners of federal employees quietly jumped a preliminary hurdle yesterday. The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee voted to advance it to the full Senate.

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