03/25/2012 10:47 am ET

Supreme Court Refuses Domestic Partner Benefits Challenge

By Rick Pluta, Michigan Radio

The Michigan Supreme Court will not hear a challenge to benefits that cover the live-in partners of state employees. That ruling means the challenge will have to go first to the state Court of Appeals. This is the newest wrinkle in the legal and political drama playing out over allowing benefits that cover public employees’ unmarried partners, including people in same-sex relationships.

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