Christie declares presidential candidacy ineligible for federal matching funds

The district court ruled that the proposed law, known as the PPD Amendment, is pre-empted by Congress and, as such, barred. By ruling on behalf of large employers, who would face liability if the…

Christie declares presidential candidacy ineligible for federal matching funds

The district court ruled that the proposed law, known as the PPD Amendment, is pre-empted by Congress and, as such, barred. By ruling on behalf of large employers, who would face liability if the law was allowed to go into effect, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans disagrees.

Governor Chris Christie declared the GOP contender’s presidential campaign ineligible for federal matching funds, dashing any hope of ending New Jersey’s drought of Republican nominees by the early part of next year. Speaking on condition of anonymity, a Christie strategist said the move would not affect the governor’s nationwide campaign, because there are so many states yet to hold primaries and caucuses.

Plaintiffs in the case say that they would not have received their medical degrees if it were not for the availability of Swine Flu Vaccines, which were made more readily available following the 2009 pandemic. They have yet to sue the medical insurance companies that refuse to provide the insurance benefits.

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