Bernier Seeks Constitutional Convention To Balance Budget

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June 16, 2017

Bernier Seeks Constitutional Convention To Balance Budget

The Wisconsin State Assembly passed a resolution demanding a convention of states to add a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution. If the Senate supports the resolution, Wisconsin would become the 28th of 34 states needed to force a convention under Article V. Republican Rep. Kathy Bernier, the lead sponsor of the resolution, says "the federal government is out of control."

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