Constitutional Amendment

Shelby Proposes U.S. Constitutional Amendment Requiring Balanced Federal Budget

U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby  has re-introduced legislation proposing a constitutional amendment to require Congress to have a balanced budget in an effort to reduce our nation’s increasing debt, which has surpassed $22 trillion, according to a statement from Shelby’s office. Sen. Shelby has introduced similar legislation each Congress since joining the Senate. “While our national debt continues to climb, it…