STEVENS POINT, Wis. — The city of Stevens Point is considering offering domestic partner benefits to its workers.

Stevens Point Journal Media reports ( ) the City Council will consider allowing workers to cover their domestic partners under their health insurance at its Monday meeting. The move would only apply to same-sex couples.

A handful of other Wisconsin communities already offer domestic partner benefits, including the state's largest cities — Milwaukee, Madison and Racine.

Stevens Point Mayor Andrew Halverson says offering health coverage for city workers' partners is the right thing to do.