supreme court

Government
9:58 am
Wed June 26, 2013

Same-sex couples in Iowa react to Supreme Court decision

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Same-sex married couples in Iowa could benefit from the Supreme Court decision to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

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Government
3:11 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Audit finds spending deficiencies in the Nebraska Supreme Court

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A new state audit has found problems with travel expenses and deficit spending within the Nebraska Supreme Court.

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Politics & Elections
11:29 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Creighton economist says health care law ruling reduces some uncertainty, but will drive up costs

A Creighton University economist says the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Affordable Care Act reduces some uncertainty for businesses.

The Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the federal government can’t directly compel individuals to buy health insurance. Those who don’t buy health insurance will pay a tax. 

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Politics
10:29 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Supreme Court upholds individual mandate in health care law

A UNO political scientist says the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on the so-called Affordable Care Act is a legal victory for President Obama’s administration.

The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the health care law. Chief Justice John Roberts joined in the majority supporting the law. UNO political science professor Carson Holloway says he was surprised that Chief Justice Roberts was the deciding vote.

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Politics & Elections
2:29 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

UNO political scientist discusses significance of Supreme Court hearing on health care law

The U.S. Supreme Court.

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule by the end of June on President Obama’s health care overhaul law.

Justices heard three days of arguments from the U.S. Solicitor General and from Attorneys General who sued to have the health care law thrown out. 26 states, including Nebraska, are part of the lawsuit.

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