April 26, 2010 6:34 AM

In health care overhaul lawsuit, Alaska caps legal spending at $5,000

Lawyers rarely work for free, let alone for a discount, so Alaska's getting a bargain in the lawsuit it joined this week seeking to overturn the new federal health care law. The state has committed to spending $5,000 on its share of the multi-state suit challenging the constitutionality of the mandate that people buy health care insurance or pay a fine.

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