Obama expands benefits for same-sex couples - KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana News Weather & Sports

Obama expands benefits for same-sex couples

WASHINGTON, DC (KSLA) – U.S. President Barack Obama is expanding current benefits for same-sex partners of federal employees.

Obama has ordered government agencies to offer a number of new benefits including, child care, medical leave, and relocation expenses.

This change covers benefits that can be extended under existing law and do not require congressional action.

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