Posts Tagged ‘healthcare reform’

Hood gives go-ahead to healthcare lawsuit

Mississippi’s Democratic attorney general said Friday he would not try to stop the Republican governor from joining a multi-state lawsuit challenging a federal health care overhaul. Gov. Haley Barbour says he intends to join the lawsuit when the lead state, Florida, amends its original court filing. It’s not clear when that might happen. In late […] [...]

Nevada governor orders healthcare lawsuit

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons signed an executive order on yesterday for his state to join 14 other states suing the federal government over health care reform. The Republican governor said the state would be represented by Las Vegas lawyer Mark Hutchison after Democratic Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto refused an earlier […] [...]

Nevada governor orders state to join healthcare lawsuit

LAS VEGAS — Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons signed an executive order on yesterday for his state to join 14 other states suing the federal government over health care reform. The Republican governor said the state would be represented by Las Vegas lawyer Mark Hutchison after Democratic Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto refused an earlier […] [...]

Attorneys general resisting healthcare lawsuit

by Published: March 31,2010

Tags: attorneys general, healthcare, healthcare reform

PHOENIX — Republican governors in two western states want to join in legal challenges to recent federal health care legislation, but each is meeting stiff resistance from the same obstacle: an attorney general from the rival party. Amid campaign-year jockeying, high-profile health-care disputes have erupted between the states’ top elected officials in both Arizona and […] [...]

Arkansas AG becomes Republican target

by Published: March 29,2010

Tags: attorneys general, healthcare, healthcare reform

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Conservatives have plenty of passion and anger to direct at Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel as they push for him to fight the new federal health care law. They just don’t have any leverage to see that he does it. McDaniel has emerged as the new target of Republicans opposed to […] [...]

Cartoon – March 29, 2010

by Published: March 28,2010

Tags: 2010 MS Legislature, healthcare reform, ricky nobile

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Barbour maneuvering for healthcare lawsuit

by Published: March 26,2010

Tags: Barbour, healthcare, healthcare reform, Hood

JACKSON— Gov. Haley Barbour has reaffirmed his commitment to have Mississippi join the multi-state lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the healthcare reform legislation approved by the U.S. Congress. Barbour made the announcement after Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, a Democrat, declined to file a lawsuit by noon, March 25, as asked by Barbour, a Republican. […] [...]

Hood needs more time before filing healthcare lawsuit

JACKSON — Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood says he needs more time to evaluate a new federal healthcare law before deciding whether to challenge it in court. Gov. Haley Barbour had given Hood until noon today to say whether the Attorney General’s Office would file a lawsuit. Barbour, a Republican, said he would file one […] [...]

Senate Dems hit snag with healthcare bill

by Published: March 25,2010

Tags: Congress, Democrats, healthcare, healthcare reform

WASHINGTON — After nine straight hours of beating back Republican amendments, Senate Democrats hit a temporary snag today in their drive to rush through a package of fixes to the big health care law signed by President Barack Obama. Democratic Senate leaders had hoped to complete work on the fix-it bill by midday Thursday and […] [...]

Democrats report vandalism, threats

by Published: March 24,2010

Tags: Democrats, healthcare, healthcare reform, threats, violence

Bricks have been hurled through Democrats’ windows, a propane line was cut at the home of a congressman’s brother and lawmakers who voted for a federal health care bill have received obscenity-laced phone threats in the days before and after passage of the sweeping legislation. The FBI is investigating the vandalism and threats, which include […] [...]

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