House Republicans Tell Judge Standing Exists In ACA Funding Challenge

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 9:36 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House of Representatives’ role as controller of the purse strings gives it sufficient injury to challenge the administration’s alleged misallocation of public funds related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Republicans told a federal judge in the District of Columbia on Feb. 27 (United States House of Representatives v. Sylvia Mathews Burwell, et al., No. 14-1967, D. D.C.).

(Memo in opposition available. Document #93-150325-001B.)

The House of Representatives sued Sylvia Mathews Burwell, as secretary of Health and Human Services,...
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