Will Dallas’ New Gay Pension Benefits Compromise Open the Door for More LGBT Legislation in Texas?

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A compromise in Dallas’  Employees’ Retirement Fund will, if signed by the Dallas City Council and an opinion from the city attorney, allow provide benefits to same-sex spouses of retired Dallas employees. The vote, though cleared the board in a 6-0 vote, providing a strong case for the pension-board ruling in the city council—who has been actively supporting this kind of reform in recent months. The fund is meant “to equalize benefits to comply with federal rulings,” according to Dallas News.

 

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