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The Business Cycle Balanced Budget Amendment

H.J.Res. 24: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

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National Taxpayers Union 17,063 Facebook fans 472 Twitter followers

February 7, 2013

Dear Representative Amash:

On behalf of the 362,000 members of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in support of H.J. Res. 24, your “Business Cycle Balanced Budget Amendment” (BCBBA). This creative proposal would amend the U.S. Constitution to incorporate a mechanism providing for long-term balance of the federal budget. It would provide Congress with budgeting flexibility while still maintaining real protections from the out-of-control spending that threatens our solvency.

Instead of requiring annual balance, the BCBBA establishes an expenditure level based on a three-year average of prior revenues plus adjustments for inflation and ...

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