President’s weekly report — December 27, 2013

Environment — Clean Air Act PLF and the National Association of Manufacturers filed this joint opposition brief in Alec L. v. McCarthy which is now before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  We intervened in this case in order to … Continue reading

President’s report — December 20, 2013

Obamacare — Origination Clause Challenge We filed this reply brief in Sissel v. Sibelius, our challenge to Obamacare based on the failure of the revenue-raising measure to originate in the House of Representatives, as required by the Constitution’s Origination Clause.  The … Continue reading

PLF files final brief in Sissel’s challenge to Obamacare

Today, PLF attorneys filed Matt Sissel’s final brief in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals litigation challenging Obamacare.  Sissel’s reply responds to the Government’s opposition brief, filed on December 9. Now, we await an oral argument date, which we expect to … Continue reading

Dear Santa, All PLF wants for Christmas is…

To help you get in the holiday spirit, check out PLF’s Christmas wish list. And while you’re at it, share it with your friends! Click here for a larger version. To learn more, check out our Bruner, Koontz, and Sissel … Continue reading

Obamacare headed for U.S. Supreme Court again

The diagnosis is getting worse for the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act – Obamacare. Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it would hear Hobby Lobby Stores v. Sebelius and Conestoga Wood Corp. v. Sebelius. Both cases challenge Obamacare’s … Continue reading

PLF’s Obamacare appeal receives support from House members and others

On Friday, Matt Sissel received significant support in his Origination Clause challenge to Obamacare, currently pending in the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. Forty members of the U.S. House of Representatives, led by Congressman Trent Franks, filed an amicus curiae (“friend … Continue reading