In Michigan
5:25 pm
Fri March 26, 2010

4 govs, including Granholm, send letter opposing AG health care lawsuit

LANSING, MI –

The governors of Colorado, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Washington state have sent a letter to the U.S. attorney general saying they oppose the lawsuit their attorneys
general filed against the federal health care law.

All four governors are Democrats, while the attorneys general in the four states are Republicans. Thirteen attorneys general are involved in the lawsuit questioning the law's constitutionality.

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter, Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and Washington Gov. Christine Gregoire say in Friday's letter that they think the legal challenge will fail.

The tell U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder they'll "stand by your efforts to protect" the new health care law.