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Press Release Constitutional Reform
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.