If these recommendations are enacted by Congress or if a balanced budget amendment
is passed, the President will be allowed to request another debt limit increase up to $1.
Constitution, calling for a convention of states to propose a balanced budget amendment
to the U.
The COS says it favors amendments to require a balanced budget amendment
, limit federal taxes, impose term limits in both chambers of Congress and the U.
These delegates have arrived en masse at the Lone Star State for a historic one-day convention whose sole purpose is purportedly the perfunctory proposal of a balanced budget amendment
(BBA) to the Constitution.
The other, a balanced budget amendment
, exists in several forms, and has been pushed from time to time by fiscal conservatives concerned about the federal government's incorrigible habit of overspending.
John Cornyn implored his colleagues in the House to vote for a strong balanced budget amendment
this week - something he does not expect House Republican leaders to do.
Heady with victory in the deal they reached to raise the debt limit, House Republicans now plan to focus on passage of a balanced budget amendment
to the Constitution.
Boehner told party leaders the deal no longer exists, cautioning Republicans must address the debt limit while advocating including a balanced budget amendment
to the Constitution as part of the deal.
Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer, Assembly Speaker Fabian Nunez and state Senate President Pro Tem John Burton was lukewarm, but the announcements help Schwarzenegger's effort to pass the $15 billion bond and balanced budget amendment
on the March 2 ballot.
About 20 years ago, the National Taxpayers Union led a drive to get the states to petition Congress to call a constitutional convention to produce a balanced budget amendment
There appears to be growing recognition in Washington that the Balanced Budget Amendment
went too far in constraining provider payments.
We have fought against a balanced budget amendment
to the Constitution on grounds that it would eliminate the ability to use fiscal policy as an anti-cyclical device in a recession.