Thursday, April 07, 2016

legislative standing

Markham et al. v.Wolf et al. – Pa. Supreme Court – March 29, 2016

Held:  Legislators do not have standing to intervene in a case challenging the governor’s issuance of an executive order concerning direct care health workers.    The legislators’ interests purportedly impacted by the executive order do not involve unique legislative prerogatives, but, rather, are interests common to the general citizenry, which only remotely impact the legislators’ right to act as legislators.