Judge Finds U.S. House Has Standing To Pursue ACA Challenge

(September 10, 2015, 10:06 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives has standing to pursue constitutional claims arising over the funding of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), a federal judge in the District of Columbia held Sept. 9 (United States House of Representatives v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al., No. 14-1967, D. D.C.).

(Opinion available. Document #93-150930-017Z.)

The House of Representatives sued Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and others, including HHS (collectively, HHS), claiming that the defendant...
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