Health Care Law Challenged In Florida Federal Court

By Scott Sarvay

December 16, 2010 Updated Dec 16, 2010 at 6:43 PM EDT

FLORIDA (Indiana’s NewsCenter) - A federal court in Florida heard arguments from twenty states challenging the new federal health care law.

Indiana Attorney, Greg Zoeller, joined the fight for the Hoosier state in May.

Zoeller said he is asking the court to decide if the federal government should be able to require people to purchase private health insurance or face penalty.

A decision is expected to be made sometime early next year.

If appealed the case could eventually go to the United States Supreme Court.




What are your thoughts CLICK HERE to leave us a "Your2Cents” comment.

Want to be in the know for the next weather event, the next school closing or the next big breaking news story?

TextCaster alerts from Indiana's NewsCenter are your defining source for instant information delivered right to your cell phone and email. It's free, easy and instant. Sign-Up Now!

Powered by Summit City Chevrolet



© Copyright 2014, A Granite Broadcasting Station. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

To submit a comment on this article, your email address is required. We respect your privacy and your email will not be visible to others nor will it be added to any email lists.