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CBO director predicts unsustainable debt, ‘heightening the risk of fiscal crisis’

CBO Director Douglas Elmdorf testified that debt will exceed 100% of GDP within 25 years and continue to rise, a “trend that could not be sustained” and would eventually heighten “the risk of a fiscal crisis” before the House Budget Committee on Tuesday.

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Join Mike Farris at North Dakota Committee Hearing

I need your help to stop the federal government’s abusive control over North Dakotans.

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Straight from the top: an update from Scott Russell and Jacquie Peterson

Good evening! We're coming to you this week with more wonderful news from around the country.

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Committee hearing: make history in Montana

The Convention of States application in your state, SJ 7, is filed and scheduled to go before the Senate Judiciary Committee on February 3.

Just this week, a large crowd of supporters secured us two victories in Virginia committees. We need the same level of support to ensure a favorable decision in Montana. We are expecting a close vote, so your attendance may make the difference between passing, or killing Montana's opportunity to pass the resolution. Don’t miss this opportunity to witness and be a part of history in the making!

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Success! COS application passes Virginia House and Senate committees

Yesterday was an extraordinary day in Richmond that began with blizzard-like conditions and treacherous roads.  Nevertheless, approximately 80 determined souls turned out for a “Rally for the Republic” on the grounds of the Capitol.  After being inspired by the words of our House sponsor, Delegate Scott Lingamfelter, and Michael Farris himself, this entire group of citizens flooded the halls of the General Assembly building to meet with legislators.  

Their work was soon to pay off big.

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Convention of States update: 13 states join, petition numbers grow

As the legislative season picks up steam, we want to keep our supporters abreast of the latest Convention of States news. Here are a few numbers you should know:

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Virginia House and Senate committees pass Convention of States resolution

We have fantastic news from Virginia!

In 2015's first Convention of States committee hearings, the Virginia House Rules Committee passed the Convention of States application by a vote of 10-3, and a Senate committee passed the application by a vote of 9-2.

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North Dakota committee to discuss Convention of States next week

Calling all North Dakotans!

The Convention of States application in your state, HCR 3014, is filed and scheduled to go before the House Government & Veterans Affairs Committee on February 5, 2015.

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No snow day at the Assembly as convention of states gets a hearing

The following is an excerpt from the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

A snowy convention day

Conservative activists will gather at 10 a.m. at the Capitol Bell Tower for a rally in favor of a Convention of the States. Proponents of the convention are working in Richmond and other state capitols to urge legislators to bring together citizens in a convention that could amend the Constitution.

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Michael Farris rallies state representatives in Arizona

Michael Farris, co-founder and director of the Convention of States Project, recently spoke to state representatives in Arizona about the last, best chance to preserve liberty in America. Talk Radio 550 KFYI was on hand to cover the event:

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