GOP Sen. Sues Over ACA Exemptions For Congress

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 6:43 PM EST) -- U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., filed suit Monday in Wisconsin federal court seeking to block the federal government from giving special treatment to members of Congress in the application of the Affordable Care Act.

The Republican senator targeted the U.S. Office of Personnel Management and its director, Katherine Archuleta, over the provision of the health care law that requires members of Congress and their staffs to buy health insurance on the new marketplaces. Johnson alleges that a rule issued by the OPM in October which allows...
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