TBA Law Blog

Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Jul 7, 2014

Hamilton County Circuit Court Judge Neil Thomas ruled this morning that the Domestic Partners Ordinance referendum will proceed as drafted by the group that gained signatures to put it on the ballot, Chattanoogan.com reports. The city of Chattanooga had sought to add wording to the measure to explain the ordinance. The city adopted a policy providing benefits to same-sex or live-in partners of city employees, but it was put on hold because of the referendum.