For the next three days, the Supreme Court of the United States will hear six hours of oral arguments to weigh the challenges to certain aspects of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The issues have been challenged in the lower courts since President Barack Obama signed the 2400-page health care reform bill into law. KMBZ Radio interviewed Polsinelli Shughart Senior Policy Advisor Julius Hobson on the "EJ and Ellen" Morning Show to help set the stage for what the Supreme Court will hear this week.
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About Julius W. Hobson, Jr.
Julius W. Hobson, Jr. is Senior Policy Advisor at the firm, where he advises and lobbies on a number of issues including health care, appropriations, banking and financial services, budget, defense, foreign relations, and taxes. Prior to assuming his current role, he handled the same matters at another firm in Washington, D.C. Earlier, he was Director, Division of Congressional Affairs, American Medical Association, where he managed the AMA's interaction with the U.S. Congress. Previously, Mr. Hobson was Assistant Director in the Division. While at the AMA, he lobbied the House and Senate Republican Leadership, the House Committees on Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means, and the House and Senate Appropriations, Armed Services, and Budget Committees.