Oct. 20, 2011
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Lt. Governor Peter Kinder will discuss oral arguments attorneys made today before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit on his constitutional challenge to the individual mandate in the federal healthcare law.
Media can join an 11:30 conference call with Lt. Governor Kinder and Thor Hearne, attorney for Healthcare In Action. This case has garnered national attention, and Lt. Governor Kinder wants to ensure Missouri media have an opportunity to discuss today’s oral arguments.
The format and call-in information is as follows:
WHAT: Media conference call on oral arguments in Lt. Governor Kinder’s constitutional challenge to the individual mandate in the federal healthcare law
WHO: Lt. Governor Peter Kinder; Thor Hearne, attorney for Healthcare In Action; media
WHEN: 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 20
MEDIA CALL-IN INFO: Call 605-475-4000; Access Code: 1002794#
FORMAT: Lt. Governor Kinder and Thor Hearne each will provide a brief summary of the oral arguments and where the constitutional challenge stands today followed by Q & A with media.