Article V rule change passes on House floor

Article V rule change passes on House floor

Article V rule change passes on House floor WASHINGTON — Rep. Steve Stivers (R-OH) amendment to the House Rules passed by a vote on the House Floor this week. Stivers’ rule change will help support the nation-wide push for a federal Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA), by creating a system for the U.S. House of Representatives to track, document and count the number of incoming Article V Constitutional Convention petitions from state legislatures. “I am pleased my colleagues supported my addition to the House Rules this week,” Stivers said. “I believe a Balanced Budget Amendment is the only … [Read more...]