Tag: state senate

Marriage bill clears Washington Senate

House vote expected as early as next week, but referendum looms LISA KEEN  |  Keen News Service Washington State is well-poised to become the seventh state — and the second-largest — where same-sex marriage is legal. The...

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East coast victories for LGBT candidates

While we’re waiting here in Houston for the results of today’s municipal elections the Victory Fund reports of victories for LGBT candidates on the East coast where polls closed an hour earlier than Texas. State Del....

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State reps pass redistricting map

Rep. Marc Veasey Legislators believe congressional and legislative districts will be decided in the courts DAVID TAFFET | Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com Although plans for new congressional and state house and senate...

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Is Wyoming the next gay marriage battleground?

State Rep. Cathy Connolly In the state-by-state march toward marriage equality, four states have been on the radar for possible legalization of same-sex marriage this year. This week, a fifth state became a new possibility....

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Will civil unions delay gay marriage in Illinois?

As state Legislature sends bill to governor’s desk, some wonder whether new legal status will make it harder to achieve full equality CHRISTOPHER WILLS and CARLA K. JOHNSON  |  Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Illinois — Gay...

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Calif. lawmakers ask Obama, Congress to repeal DOMA

Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California lawmakers are asking President Barack Obama and Congress to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act, saying it discriminates against same-sex married couples. The state Senate...

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