Democratic Lawmakers In Colorado Consider Stripping Attorney General's Funding In Response To Health Care Lawsuit

06/01/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

DENVER-- Another front may be opening soon in the battle over health reform in Colorado. Deputy Attorney General Geoffrey Blue told the Colorado Independent Wednesday that Democratic lawmakers were considering ways to strip funding from Attorney General John Suthers' office to undercut the suit Suthers joined challenging the federal health reform legislation as unconstitutional. Democrats, backed by most U.S. constitutional legal scholars including heavy hitters in Colorado-- say the suit has little chance of success and amounts to a partisan waste of state tax money at a time when the state needs every dime.

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