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  • 06:50:29 pm on March 22, 2010 | 0
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    States launch lawsuits against healthcare plan

    CHICAGO (Reuters) – Less than 24 hours after the House of Representatives gave final approval to a sweeping overhaul of healthcare, attorneys general from several states on Monday said they will sue to block the plan on constitutional grounds.

    Republican attorneys general in 11 states warned that lawsuits will be filed to stop the federal government overstepping its constitutional powers and usurping states’ sovereignty.

    States are concerned the burden of providing healthcare will fall on them without enough federal support.

    Ten of the attorneys general plan to band together in a collective lawsuit on behalf of Alabama, Florida, Nebraska, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Washington

    read more http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100322/pl_nm/us_usa_healthcare_states

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