U.S. Supreme Court
Four of the state's leading hospital and health system CEOs discussed health care reform in Wisconsin and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act during a Wisconsin Health News lunch panel at the Madison Club on July 26, 2012.
The Wisconsin Legislative Council has released an Information Memorandum describing relevant major provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and discussing the Supreme Court’s decision and its implications for Wisconsin.
The state Department of Justice has dropped its appeal of a court-ordered redistricting plan for two state Assembly districts and has agreed to pay the plaintiffs’ attorneys $185,000 in legal bills.
On April 11, 2012, a panel of three federal judges accepted the Democrats' revisions to two Milwaukee state assembly districts. Wisconsin Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen is appealing the panel’s decision to the United States Supreme Court, which will have the final say in where Wisconsin’s voting district lines lie.