Democrats Favoring a Balanced-Budget Amendment

By John Lumbard.   

In March of this year, 41 House Democrats sponsored House Joint Resolution 78, Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Consititution of the United States. 

Sponsor Rep. Bobby Bright (D, AL).  Co-sponsors Jason Altmire (D, Pennsylvania-4), John Barrow (D, GA-12), Robert Berry (D, AR-1), Sanford Bishop (D, GA-2), Dan Boren (D, OK-2), Leonard Boswell (D, IA-3), Allen Boyd (D, FL-2), Dennis Cardoza (D, CA-18), Travis Childer (D, MS-1), Jim Cooper (D, TN-5), Jim Costa (D, CA-20) . . . . .

To see the whole list click on the link above, and select “view co-sponsors, 40” just to the right of the picture of Bobby Bright.  For some reason we coudn’t get the list to paste in here.  There were 4 Californians, three reps from Indiana, two from Colorado, two from Ohio, two from Pennsylvania, and one each from Iowa, Maine, Minnesota, Kansas, and a whole bunch of other states.  This was not a splinter group from the deep South, but a nationwide group of concerned congressmen.

Join the movement!  Contact your own congressman and get him on board.  If he refuses, find a local candidate who will.  And let us know her name!

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