Allentown mayor extends benefits to domestic partners

    Allentown has become the latest Pennsylvania city to extend health and other benefits to same-sex partners of city employees.  Fox 29 reports Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski signed the bill into law earlier today.  Allentown joins Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and Harrisburg in giving benefits to domestic partners of city workers.

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