Two Arkansas doctors sued the state over a law restricting the availability of abortions after the first 12 weeks of pregnancy in a complaint filed in Little Rock federal court, the latest in a series of challenges to a new set of abortion restrictions.
A group of Republican state attorneys general has declined to sign cooperation agreements with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, part of an escalating Republican revolt against the agency that began in the U.S. Congress.
The fight over President Barack Obama ’s health-care law, after federal judges split on whether it’s constitutional, is headed to three U.S. appeals courts as states examine whether the statute is enforceable.
Oklahoma’s lawsuit contending a key part of President Barack Obama’s 2010 health-care reform legislation is blocked by the state’s constitution should be thrown out, lawyers for the U.S. said in a court filing.
Bank of America Corp., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and three other U.S. banks reached a $25 billion settlement with 49 states and the U.S. government to end a probe of abusive foreclosure practices stemming from the collapse of the housing bubble.
President Barack Obama’s health care reform can be blocked by a state constitutional amendment in Oklahoma declaring residents can’t be forced to buy health insurance, a state official said in a revised lawsuit.