Posts Tagged ‘Attorney General’

Daniels supports suit; doesn’t hold out hope

The day after Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced Indiana would be adding its name to the health care lawsuit filed in Florida, Governor Mitch Daniels told reporters he agreed with Zoeller’s decision but would not be getting his hopes up.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Brian Flood has the story.

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Indiana to join health care suit

Indiana will be joining with thirteen other states in taking legal action against the federal government over the recently passed health care bill.

Almost immediately upon President Barack Obama putting his signature to the bill, thirteen states attorney generals filed a joint legal action against the federal government in Florida.

Indiana Attorney General Greg Zoeller, announced today, that he has notified Florida’s Attorney General that Indiana is seeking to join that complaint and become the fourteenth state to be added as a plaintiff.

In a news release Zoeller stated that the requirement upon individuals to buy health insurance is unprecedented.  He says he believes it is in the best interest of everyone, including supporters of the healthcare bill to challenge the constitutionality of an unfunded government mandate upon states.

Zoeller says with fourteen plaintiffs involved in the action against the health care bill he believes Indiana’s legal costs should be minimal.

Brian Flood

Pence Formally Announces Run for Attorney General

While it’s been public knowledge for some time that former Department of Justice attorney Linda Pence had filed to run for attorney general, Thursday she officially kicked off her candidacy with media stops across the state.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.

Zoeller Wins Republican Nomination for Attorney General

Indiana’s Republican party has chosen Greg Zoeller as their nominee to run for state attorney general.  The decision was made Monday at the state party convention in Indianapolis.  Indiana Public Broadcasting’s Marianne Holland reports.