State AGs appeal to Obama on health law

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Attorneys general from South Carolina and Florida have asked the White House to arrange a meeting with Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius over prosecutors’ concerns about the health care overhaul.

In a letter provided on Tuesday to The Associated Press, Alan Wilson of South Carolina and Pam Bondi of Florida ask President Obama to direct Sebelius to meet with them, saying previous requests made directly to the secretary have gone unanswered.

‘‘Due to the lack of response to the multitude of concerns shared with your Administration by numerous states over the last several months, we are requesting you to direct Secretary Sebelius to meet with the concerned attorneys general to address those issues,’’ the two Republican prosecutors wrote.

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