Politics & Government

March 5, 2014 4:01 PM

After 15 years, lawmakers hold hearing on bill to ban discrimination based on sexual orientation

For the first time in 15 years, backers of a bill that would extend statewide civil rights protection to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people won a legislative hearing Wednesday. No vote was scheduled, but supporters said the hearing was a step forward.

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