Posts Tagged ‘Noble Ellington’

Back from the Dead! Debt Relief Amendment Gains Louisiana Approval

Back from the Dead! Debt Relief Amendment Gains Louisiana Approval

Achieving a highly improbable turnaround, Rep. Noble Ellington’s (R-Winnsboro) resolution for an anti-debt amendment to the U.S. Constitution won approval from the Louisiana Senate yesterday.

Debt Relief Amendment Falters Amid Heated Debate

Debt Relief Amendment Falters Amid Heated Debate

Despite smooth sailing in the House, the National Debt Relief Amendment came to an abrupt halt this morning. Sen. Karen Peterson (D-New Orleans) came out aggressively against it, and without objection she had it deferred in its Senate committee hearing.

Tactic Against Federal Debt Finds Overwhelming Support in Louisiana House

Tactic Against Federal Debt Finds Overwhelming Support in Louisiana House

With not a single opponent, Louisiana’s House of Representatives has endorsed the National Debt Relief Amendment and its call for a state-initiated amendment to the United States Constitution.

Update: Debt Relief Amendment Sails Through Committee

Update: Debt Relief Amendment Sails Through Committee

North Dakota Senator Curtis Olafson (R – Edinburg), who flew in to testify as national spokesman, was met with as many welcomes and jokes as he was with questions.

Guest Commentary: An Opportunity for Louisiana to Lead U.S. Back to Fiscal Sanity

Guest Commentary: An Opportunity for Louisiana to Lead U.S. Back to Fiscal Sanity

In the face of unsustainable federal debt, Congress and the President appear unwilling and impotent to do anything about it. Robert J. Thorpe contends that the states must initiate a limit on spending, such as the National Debt Relief Amendment, via an Article V amendments convention.