http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Koster: federal insurance mandate unconstitutional http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/koster-federal-insurance-mandate-unconstitutional <p><strong>Updated 4:35 p.m. April 11, 2011 with comment from Jones and Tilley.</strong></p><p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says Congress overstepped its constitutional powers under the commerce clause when it mandated that most Americans have health insurance or pay a penalty.</p><p>Koster says he filed a document (see below) Monday with a federal appeals court supporting a Florida lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the new federal health care law.</p> Mon, 11 Apr 2011 15:18:40 +0000 The Associated Press, Marshall Griffin & Kelsey Proud 925 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Koster: federal insurance mandate unconstitutional