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By Steve Erdman
47th District State Senator 

Straight Talk From Steve

 

April 28, 2021

LR 14 is Sen. Steve Halloran’s resolution calling for a convention of the states.

Article V of the U.S. Constitution allows for states to call for a constitutional convention whenever two-thirds of the state Legislatures file applications with Congress calling for a constitutional convention. LR 14 would serve as Nebraska’s application for a convention of the states. Currently 15 states have filed their applications with Congress, while 23 other states, including Nebraska, have legislation pending this year.

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