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Texas Governor Calls for National Constitutional Convention

During a speech at the Texas Public Policy Foundation’s annual Policy Orientation convention, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) called on state lawmakers to draft and pass legislation that would authorize the state to join the growing movement to convene a convention of the states to consider and draft a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced national budget. All Aboard the Reform Train Kyle Maichle, project manager for constitutional reform at The Heartland Institute, which publishes Budget...

Supreme Court Hears Landmark Forced-Unionism Case

Lawyers representing a group of California teachers challenging the constitutionality of deducting union fees from government teachers’ paychecks have presented their opening arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS). If SCOTUS rules in favor of the lead plaintiff, Rebecca Friedrichs, individual teachers would be allowed to decide whether or not to contribute to teachers unions. Currently, many public school teachers are required to contribute funds to a teachers union in order to teach...

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