Wis. Joins Fight Against Health Care Reform

Law360, New York (January 4, 2011, 12:31 PM EST) -- Wisconsin is set to join more than 20 states in the fight against the recently enacted health care reform bill, contending that its mandate for individuals to purchase health insurance or pay a penalty is an unprecedented power grab by the federal government.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, gave state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen the green light Monday to proceed with a legal challenge to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Former Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle turned down a similar request in March,...
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