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McCollum files lawsuit minutes after Obama signs health care reform



Attorney General Bill McCollum wasted no time filing a lawsuit today on behalf of Florida taxpayers to fight the health care reform bill inked seven minutes earlier by President Barack Obama. Obama signed the landmark health care bill during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House. McCollum filed his lawsuit at 12:02 p.m., alleging that the Health Care Reform Law, is unconstitutional. Here's our story advancing the move.

The lawsuit joins that by state attorneys general from South Carolina,Nebraska, Texas, Utah, Louisiana, Alabama, Colorado, Michigan,Pennsylvania, Washington, Idaho, and South Dakota. It was filed today in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida in Pensacola.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 12:31pm]


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