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Rep. McAdams Proposes Balanced Budget Amendment

Apr 10, 2019, 6:33 AM

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, has proposed a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

McAdams announced on Twitter his proposal would prohibit the federal government from spending more than it receives in a fiscal year.

He’s the first Democrat to introduce such an amendment in the House, although several conservatives have already tried unsuccessfully over the years.

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Rep. McAdams Proposes Balanced Budget Amendment