The City Council approved an ordinance empowering the issuance of civil-union certificates to domestic partners Tuesday night, giving couples who can't marry a place to record any contracts they've agreed to and greater recognition of their relationship.
PHOENIX - The U.S. Supreme Court could decide this week whether to let Arizona argue that it has the right to deny benefits to the domestic partners of its gay workers.
PHOENIX - One of Gov. Jan Brewer's appointees to the Tourism Advisory Council quit Tuesday to protest her bid to strip benefits from the domestic partners of gay state and university employees.
WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court refused Tuesday to reconsider its September ruling that blocked an Arizona ban on benefits for domestic partners of state employees.