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  • Balanced Budget Amendment Policy image

    Balanced Budget Amendment Policy

    {Title, enacting clause, etc.} For a Convention to Propose a Balanced Budget Amendment Be it resolved by the legislature of the State of {insert name}: Section 1.

  • The States Are Poised to Lead the Nation toward Fiscal Sustainability image

    The States Are Poised to Lead the Nation toward Fiscal Sustainability

    On November 8, the American people spoke loudly and clearly. Their resounding post-election message was Washington is hopelessly broken and new approaches to meeting the nation’s challenges must be developed …

  • Online Free Speech: How Free Speech Dies in the Age of Voluntary Agreements, Lawsuits, and Self-Censoring image

    Online Free Speech: How Free Speech Dies in the Age of Voluntary Agreements, Lawsuits, and Self-Censoring

    Free speech is under attack, from both inside and outside of the online community. While newspapers and other printed media outlets have witnessed drastic drops in subscriptions, online forums …

  • The ‘One Percent Solution’ to the Debt Crisis image

    The ‘One Percent Solution’ to the Debt Crisis

    Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders propose increased taxes on the wealthy to fund ambitious federal programs. Donald Trump proposes a tax cut that would reduce revenues by $10 trillion over …

  • Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson – Your Ideas Live On! image

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson – Your Ideas Live On!

    Thomas Jefferson, America’s first secretary of state, second vice president and third president would likely relish the title bestowed on him by the 32nd U.S. president Franklin D. Roosevelt – …

  • Federalism and International Relations Task Force Meeting image

    Federalism and International Relations Task Force Meeting

      Task Force on Federalism and International Relations Tentative Meeting Agenda Annual Meeting 2016 | Indianapolis, Indiana Thursday, July 28, 2016 2:30 – …

  • Letter: Iowa Speaker Linda Upmeyer Praises Federalism image

    Letter: Iowa Speaker Linda Upmeyer Praises Federalism

    Dear ALEC Members and Friends, It is my pleasure to introduce the ALEC Center to Restore the Balance of Government. Federalism is a particular passion of mine, and I have …

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    Karla Jones

    Karla Jones is the Director of the ALEC Task Force on International Relations as well as the Task Force on Federalism – two very different policy areas that work well …

  • Walker, Cruz and Huckabee to Speak at American Legislative Exchange Council 42nd Annual Meeting in San Diego image

    Walker, Cruz and Huckabee to Speak at American Legislative Exchange Council 42nd Annual Meeting in San Diego

    July 22-24 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Schedule of Events Below Arlington, Virginia (July 13, 2015)—Thousands of state legislators, business leaders, policy experts and citizen organizations will come …

  •  Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution image

     Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution

    Summary Applying to the Congress of the United States pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution to call a limited constitutional convention for proposing the Vote On …

  • Asbestos and Silica Claims Priorities Act image

    Asbestos and Silica Claims Priorities Act

    Asbestos and Silica Claims Priorities Act Title __ of the [    ] Code is amended by adding Chapter __ to read as follows: Chapter __.  Claims Involving Asbestos …

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    Omnibus Concurrent Resolution

    ____ Congress __ Session __.Con.Res.___ Be it resolved by the _________ of the United States of America (the ____ Concurring) in Congress Assembled, Section 1. Omnibus Concurrent Resolution …

  • Balancing the Federal Budget Can Start in the States image

    Balancing the Federal Budget Can Start in the States

    Time is running out. Our nation is trillions of dollars in debt without a credible plan to stop spending. The battle in Congress has escalated to a point where …

  • Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution image

    Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution

    Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution  Summary Applying to the Congress of the United States pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution to call a limited constitutional convention for …