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AG to explain lawsuit challenging new health law
Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010
PULLMAN - Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna will explain the rationale behind his decision to join a lawsuit to challenge the constitutionality of newly passed federal health care legislation.
He will speak 2:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, March 26, in the Compton Union Building Junior Ballroom. Refreshments will be provided; please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
McKenna is serving his second term as Washington's 17th attorney general. He is vice president of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) in line to become president in 2011-12.
He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School in 1988, where he was a member of the Law Review. He earned a B.A. in economics and a B.A. in international studies, both with honors, from the University of Washington.
The event is part of the Foley Institute’s Coffee & Politics Series.
- 03-23-10 See the complaint filed by 13 state attorney generals in several states
- 03-23-10 Washington Times - 13 state AGs sue over health overhaul
03-23-10 Seattle Times - AG McKenna joins suit against health-insurance mandates
U.S. Constitution online (Article 1 and Article 4 regarding powers of Congress and states)
- 03-23-10 MSNBC - State attorneys general sue over health bill: They say bill's requirement to buy health insurance is unconstitutional
- 03-23-10 Seattle Times - Republican McKenna has Olympia Dems seeing red