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Report: Marriage equality would add $181 million, new jobs to Texas economy

| Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Texas
Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Texas would generate an estimated $181.6 million in spending to the state’s economy and generate over 1,500 new jobs over three years, according to a new study. Researchers at the Williams Institute, an independent think tank at UCLA’s School of Law, estimates that — based on 2010 U.S. Census data — 46,401 same-sex couples...

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Report: Marriage equality would add $62 million, new jobs to Ariz. economy

| Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Arizona
Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Arizona would generate an estimated $61.9 million in spending to the state’s economy and generate over 500 new jobs over three years, according to a new study. Spending related to same-sex couples’ wedding ceremonies and celebrations could generate up to 517 full- and part-time jobs in the state.

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Report: Marriage equality could add $92 million to Pa. economy over 3 years

| Saturday, May 24, 2014
William Roletter, left, and Paul Rowe, press close to one another as they apply for their marriage certificate at City Hall in Philadelphia. Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage was overturned by U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III on May 20.
As same-sex couples in Pennsylvania celebrate a judge's ruling striking down the state's gay marriage ban, a new report finds that marriage equality could add as much as $92 million to the state's economy.

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Study: Marriage equality will add $39 million to Ind. economy in first 3 years

| Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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LOS ANGELES — Extending marriage to same-sex couples in Indiana would generate over $39 million in spending to the state economy, according to a new report by researchers at the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law.

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Report: Marriage equality will add $15 million to Utah economy over 3 years

| Sunday, April 27, 2014
Utah
SALT LAKE CITY -- Legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah would generate an estimated $15.5 million for the state's economy in the first three years, a new report from a California-based think tank shows.

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Report: Marriage equality will add $60 million to Va. economy over 3 years

| Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Steve Helber,  APSpencer Geiger, left, of Virginia Beach, and Carl Johanson, of Norfolk, hold signs as they demonstrate outside Federal Court in Norfolk, Va., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. A federal judge heard arguments on whether Virginia's ban on gay marriage is unconstitutional.
NORFOLK, Va. — As a federal appeals considers a ruling that overturned Virgina’s ban on same-sex marriage, a new report finds that marriage equality would add $60 million to the state’s economy.

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Report: Marriage equality will add $47 million, new jobs to Oregon’s economy

| Sunday, April 20, 2014
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As a federal court prepares to hear arguments in a challenge to Oregon’s ban on same-sex marriage, a new report finds that marriage equality would add $47 million to the state’s economy and generate over 450 new jobs over three years.

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Study: An estimated 1.4 million Latino/a adults in the U.S. identify as LGBT

| Saturday, October 5, 2013
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LOS ANGELES – An estimated 1.4 million or 4.3 percent of Latino/a adults identify as LGBT and 29 percent of Latino/a same-sex couples are raising children, according to a report released this week by the Williams Institute at the University of California Los Angeles.

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Study links LGBT supportive policies to positive business-related outcomes

| Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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LOS ANGELES — LGBT-supportive workplace policies are linked to positive business-related outcomes, according to a new study by Williams Institute, a national think tank at UCLA's School of Law.

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Study: Approximately 900,000 adult immigrants identify as LGBT

| Friday, March 8, 2013
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A new study estimates that approximately 900,000 adults living in the U.S. are LGBT immigrants, and among them, more than 48,000 are in a same-sex relationship in which one or both spouses or partners are not U.S. citizens.

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