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Press Release Constitutional Reform
November 27, 2017
By Herbert J. Walberg, Joseph Bast
The Heartland Institute announced the release of the fourth edition of The Patriot’s Toolbox,
September 12, 2017
By Neal Schuerer, David L. Applegate, Dalia Marciukaityte, James V. Young
"This balanced budget amendment planning convention is the proper first step to inform and educate all Americans about the power granted to the states in Article V of the U.S. Constitution." - Neal Schuerer
January 23, 2017
By Justin Haskins, Teresa Mull, Lennie Jarratt, S.T. Karnick
"The students at ... are heroes of the movement to protect free speech on America’s college campuses, and they should be applauded for their refusal to accept the mandates of a clearly tyrannical college administration." - Teresa Mull
October 31, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway
“The citizens of Wisconsin deserve to know if District Attorney John Chisholm and the other prosecutors engaged in actions that violated the free speech rights of political activists.” - Project Manager Kyle Maichle
October 3, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway
'Chisholm and Ozanne will no longer be able to continue their egregious abuse of prosecutorial conduct for their own partisan ends.' - Kyle Maichle
September 22, 2016
By Neal Schuerer, Rob Natelson
The Convention of States Project is conducting a simulated Article V convention in Williamsburg, Virginia on September 21–23. One hundred fifty citizen leaders and elected officials from every state will serve as delegates during the three-day convention.
September 17, 2016
By
This Constitution Day should be an opportunity for state legislatures to reclaim the governing powers given to them by the document’s framers.
August 26, 2016
By Rob Natelson, Jesse Hathaway, Neal Schuerer, Nick Tomboulides
“The Convention of States Project should be applauded for taking a giant step forward in its support of a growing grassroots movement calling for true constitutional reform in the United States.” - Kyle Maichle
August 19, 2016
By Rob Natelson
Heartland Policy Brief Evaluates Recent Efforts of the Assembly of State Legislatures
May 26, 2016
By David Guldenschuh
The Louisiana House of Representatives approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 52 on Wednesday afternoon, by a vote of 62 to 36.
May 11, 2016
By David Guldenschuh
Heartland Institute Experts Comment on Louisiana Senate’sApproval of Article V Convention ApplicationThe Louisiana Senate approved Senate Concurrent Resolution 52 (SCR 52) on Monday afternoon by a vote of 29 to 6.
April 27, 2016
By Rob Natelson, David Guldenschuh, Jesse Hathaway
The Oklahoma state Senate on Tuesday afternoon approved by a 30 to 16 vote Senate Joint Resolution 4, a combined application for an Article V convention backed by the Balanced Budget Amendment Task Force and Convention of States.
April 22, 2016
By David Guldenschuh, Jesse Hathaway
The Missouri House of Representatives approved House Concurrent Resolution 64 on Thursday by a vote of 105-43. HCR 64 is Missouri's application for an Article V convention. It's backed by Convention of States.
April 19, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway, David Guldenschuh
On Monday, April 18, the Oklahoma House of Representatives approved by a 57–33 vote Senate Joint Resolution 4 (SJR 4), a combined application for an Article V convention.
March 15, 2016
By David Guldenschuh, Rob Natelson
West Virginia on Saturday became the 28th state in the nation to approve an application for an Article V convention of the states. The House of Delegates approved House Concurrent Resolution 36 on Friday evening by a vote of 66 to 27.
March 9, 2016
By David Guldenschuh
State Would Invoke an Article V Convention of the States to Rein in CongressThe Utah House of Representatives on Monday evening approved a resolution calling for an Article V convention for the purpose of imposing term limits on members of Congress.
March 2, 2016
By David Guldenschuh, Jesse Hathaway
The Indiana House of Representatives approved Senate Joint Resolution 14 – an application for an Article V convention backed by Convention of States – on Monday evening by a vote of 63 to 31.
March 2, 2016
By David Guldenschuh, Jesse Hathaway
The Utah House of Representatives approved House Joint Resolution 8 – an application for an Article V convention – on Tuesday by a vote of 41 to 33.
February 17, 2016
By Rob Natelson, Peter Ferrara, David Guldenschuh
The Virginia House of Delegates on Tuesday approved, by a 55 to 44 vote, House Joint Resolution 90, an application for an Article V convention backed by the Balanced Budget Amendment Task Force.
February 3, 2016
By Jesse Hathaway, Rob Natelson, Peter Ferrara
The Indiana state senate approved Senate Joint Resolution 14 (SJR 14) on Wednesday by a 34–16 vote. SJR 14 is Indiana’s application for an Article V convention backed by Convention of States.