This non-binding resolution, sponsored by Senator Mike Lee, called for the Senate to pass a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution in 2011. The resolution does not propose specific guidelines for but merely a balanced budget. The Senate rejected Lee's resolution on March 2, 2011 by a roll call vote of 58-40.
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Conservative position: YES
Stop the hysterics. Stop defending every government program. Acknowledge the waste.
Gov. Sam Brownback explains what the liberal media won’t tell you about growing the economy.
Obamacare is the Death Star, and it needs to be destroyed.
This is an issue of separation of powers.