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Fri May 6, 2011
Breaking News: Attorney General files lawsuit challenging Civil Service Commission's authority
Attorney General Bill Schuette has filed a lawsuit challenging the state Civil Service Commission's authority to approve contracts that allow benefit plans to cover the live-in partners of unmarried state employees.
The lawsuit says the commission exceeded its authority under the state constitution.
The contracts extend benefits to unrelated adults in a household -- that includes same-sex partners -- as well as their dependents