Tag: obamacare repeal

Cuccinelli will push for Supreme Court hearing of health-care appeal

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli said Thursday that Virginia will file a petition to ask the United States Supreme Court to take Virginia’s health care lawsuit without first waiting for review by a federal court of appeals. “Given the uncertainty caused by the divergent rulings of the various district courts on the constitutionality of the […]

Appeals court expedites hearing of Virginia’s health care lawsuit

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday granted a joint motion from Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli and the federal government to expedite the hearing of Virginia’s suit against the federal health-care law. The case is tentatively scheduled for hearing sometime between May 10 and 13. The joint motion replaces a briefing […]

House votes to repeal health-care law

The House of Representatives voted 245-189 on Wednesday to pass a resolution to repeal the health-care reform that was signed into law by President Barack Obama last year. The resolution had been promised by the new Republican leadership in the House. The vote isn’t likely to lead to any effective repeal with a Democratic majority […]