Tag Archive: Congress

Oct 15 2013

Constitutional Convention Buzz: Good or Bad Idea?

A Michigan proposal petitioning Congress to convene a Constitutional Convention to consider a Balanced Budget Amendment, Senate Joint Resolution V, was introduced in May of this year and will be up for a Committee vote TODAY: Government Operations DATE: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 TIME: 1:00 p.m. PLACE: Rooms 402 and 403, Capitol Building, 100 S. …

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Sep 23 2013

Judge Says OK Lawsuit Against Illegal ObamaCare IRS Rule Can Proceed

On August 11, 2013, a federal judge ruled that the State of Oklahoma has standing to proceed with a lawsuit challenging an Internal Revenue Service rule issued in May 2012 regarding premium subsidies in the form of tax credits and penalties delivered through the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange provisions. Oklahoma’s Attorney General Scott Pruitt …

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Jun 28 2012

SCOTUS Slip Opinion on Obama Care

SCOTUS Slip Opinion on Obama Care

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Feb 19 2012

Understanding the Health Care Litigation, Part One

From THE WIZARD OF LAWS After all the politics appearing in these hallowed pages lately, it’s time to get back to fundamentals, as befits the Wizard of Laws. (Though I dare say that my January 7 and November 9 posts below have been amply vindicated). The big event of the U.S. Supreme Court’s 2011-2012 term …

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Mar 08 2011

MegaVote for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes

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MegaVote for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District: Recent Congressional Votes Senate: Short-term Continuing Resolution House: Short-term Continuing Resolution House: Small Business Paperwork Mandate Elimination Act of 2011 Upcoming Congressional Bills Senate: Patent Reform Act of 2011 House: FHA Refinance Program Termination Act House: Emergency Mortgage Relief Program Termination Act Recent Senate Votes Short-term Continuing Resolution – …

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Jan 03 2010

Call for Nullification

Nullification is a constitutional theory that gives an individual state the right to declare null and void any law passed by the United States Congress which the state deems unacceptable and unconstitutional. The concept is most well-known in the context of the sectionalist crisis that plagued the Union in the 40 years preceding the Civil …

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