For Different States, High Court’s Ruling Will Have Very Different Meanings
In advance of the decision, some Democratic-led states vow to press forward with various health law provisions regardless of what the court rules, while officials in some Republican-led states say they will hold off on implementation even if the law gets a green light.
The Associated Press: States Divergent In Plans For Health Care Ruling
As the nation awaits the Supreme Court ruling on President Barak Obama's health care overhaul, states across the country are considering how they will respond to the historic decision. Some Democratic-led states vow to push ahead with various provisions no matter what happens. In some Republican territories, elected officials insist they will try to hold off on implementing the law, even if the court upholds it. And most states are bound to miss key deadlines if the law or even pieces of it survive (Rafi, 6/27).
The Associated Press: A Look At The Health Care Law In All 50 States
With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to rule Thursday on the President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul, here is a look at where each of the 50 states stands (6/27).
The Wall Street Journal: Health Ruling Won't Cure States' Ills
No matter how the Supreme Court rules Thursday on the federal health-care law, states will face huge struggles paying for ballooning health expenses and swelling uninsured populations—a problem that has prompted some states to draft their own overhaul plans (Radnofsky, Burton and Levitz, 6/27).