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Current, former elected officials want withdrawal from suit

5 years ago Friday, March 26, 2010 2:18:21 PM CDT March 26, 2010 Friday, March 26 2010 Mar 26, 2010 in News
Source: WBRZ

On Friday, past and present elected officials from around Louisiana issued a letter to Attorney General Buddy Caldwell requesting he withdraw the state from the lawsuit that seeks to invalidate the health care reform bill signed this week by President Barack Obama.

"If the attorney general chooses not to withdraw from this suit we will seek any and all legal remedies to protect the interest and rights of the people of this great state who desperately need access to quality and affordable health care," Fields said in the letter.

The Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus also announced Friday it is against Caldwell joining the suit.

News 2's Chris Nakamoto will have more with Fields tonight on News 2 at 10 p.m.

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