same-sex marriage

Same-Sex Couples Welcome Delaware Gay Marriage Law
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Same-sex couples in Delaware say they’re looking forward to July 1, when Delaware officially becomes the 11th state in the nation to allow same-sex marriage. Advocates on Tuesday cheered Democratic Gov. Jack Markell as he signed a gay marriage bill into law just minu…
New Jersey Gov Vetoes Same-Sex Marriage Bill
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has backed up his promise to reject a bill allowing same-sex marriages in New Jersey. His veto came Friday, a day after the state Assembly passed the bill. The Senate approved it Monday. The Republican governor returned the bill to the Legislature, say…
Washington State Lawmakers Okay Same-sex Marriage
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington state Legislature has voted to legalize gay marriage, setting the stage for the state to become the seventh in the nation to allow same-sex couples to wed. The action comes a day after a federal appeals court declared California’s ban on gay marriag…
Same-Sex Marriage Bill Passes in New York
New York legislators passed a bill legalizing gay marriage in the state on Friday night, with the state Senate approving the bill to a cheering room before 11 p.m. The state’s Assembly passed a version of the bill that included an amendment about religious institutions earlier in the day, CNN…
Legislative Report: Marriage, Education, Smoking [AUDIO]
Education issues, countywide smoking bans and the validity of same-sex marriages all came up in the Legislature Thursday. Amy Richards has more in the Legislative Report. The Legislative Report is brought to you by Hilltop National Bank. After an hour of spirited debate, the Wyoming House gave initi…