Balance the federal budget

A Real Budget for the Federal Government

James C. Capretta, Real Clear Policy

Budget resolutions never become laws because they aren't presented to the president for signature or veto. Rather, they are congressional planning documents that govern the consideration of budgetary bills, especially appropriation measures. They do not bind the executive branch; maybe that needs to change.

Jindal Ready To Use Convention of States To Balance the Budget

Lauren McGaughy, The Times Picayune

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has lent his voice to an ever-growing group of conservative policymakers who are calling for a national convention to add a balanced-budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution.