State Legislators Lay Groundwork for a Convention of States

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Washington is the problem, and the states have a solution.

The Assembly of State Legislatures met today at the Naval Heritage Center to discuss rules for an Article V convention, their third meeting in a year’s time.

“An Article V convention offers us the best opportunity to propose solutions that Congress is either unwilling or unable to offer,” said Sen. Jason Holsman of Missouri, speaking to 75 state legislators representing 29 states.

C-SPAN broadcast the proceedings live on its website where the recording is now posted.

The Assembly of State Legislatures is made up of current state legislators who are working to propose a set of procedural rules for an Article V convention. Under Article V of the constitution, states can call a convention to propose…

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