Louisiana Updates


Louisiana House delegation votes against health care bill

Nola.com: By a narrow, partisan margin of 219-212 the House approved Sunday massive health-care legislation.
WWL: The entire Louisiana delegation voted no to the health care reform bill in the House. Democrat Charlie Melancon crossed party lines to vote against the legislation, while Republicans Rodney Alexander, Charles Boustany, Joseph Cao, Bill Cassidy, John Fleming and Steve Scalise also voted to defeat the bill.
WRNO: Scalise says he hopes Louisiana's Attorney General will mount a legal challenge to the new federal health care law.
WDSU: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal says the congressional health care legislation approved this weekend is unconstitutional.

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