Tag: Convention of States

Texas Governor’s Address Sets Four State Emergency Priorities

Governor Greg Abbott addressed members of the Texas House and Senate in his State of the State Address on Tuesday and laid out his emergency items, including banning sanctuary cities, reforming the embattled agency responsible for safeguarding children, calling for a Convention of States to address overreaches by the federal government, and ethics reform governing elected officials.

Exclusive — ‘Veto Corleone’ Jeb Bush on Breitbart News Daily: Article V Convention of States for Balanced Budget, Term Limit, Line-Item Veto Amendments

ROCK HILL, South Carolina — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a 2016 GOP presidential candidate, told Breitbart News Daily in an interview here that aired Friday morning on SiriusXM Patriot Channel 125 that he backs an Article V Constitutional Convention of the States to amend the U.S. Constitution for a variety of reasons. Those reasons, Bush laid out in the interview conducted aboard his campaign bus here after a town hall event on Thursday evening, include having a Balanced Budget Amendment, a Line-Item Veto Amendment, and a Term Limits Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Texas Governor Calls for Article V Constitutional Convention

Governor Greg Abbott calls on Texas to join other states in calling for an Article V Convention of the States to write new amendments to the U.S. Constitution. He says his 100-page “Texas Plan” “fixes this government run amok” and “returns lawmaking to the process enshrined in the Constitution.”