Governor Herbert Issues Statement on 11th Circuit Ruling
Aug. 12, 2011
SALT LAKE CITY - Governor Gary Herbert has issued the following statement on today's ruling in the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals on the lawsuit which was filed by Utah and 25 other states against the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
"I am gratified that the 11th Circuit has vindicated both our view that the individual mandate exceeded the power the Constitution granted Congress, and our strategy of finding the right opportunities to restore the balance of power between the states and the federal government."
Today's ruling can be read here: http://www.uscourts.gov/uscourts/courts/ca11/201111021.pdf.