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Sep 13, 2007 Quickie Link: Same-Sex Partners Get Rights on Pensions in New York
By vanrozenheim

(USA) - Married Gay partners of state and local government workers across New York now will be eligible for benefits from the state and local government pension system. State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Wednesday that a state court judge’s ruling this week tossing out a lawsuit by a conservative group clears the way for him to expand the pension benefits to same-sex marriages performed in any jurisdiction that has legalized the unions. “This is a great day for New Yorkers who believe in fairness and equality,” DiNapoli said.

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