Amendments to the US Constitution through a Convention of States as provided by Article V

Joint Public Hearing
Senate and House State Government Committees

Monday, April 13, 2015
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
G-50 Irvis Office Building


10:00 – 10:05
Opening Remarks (Sen. Folmer, Rep. Metcalfe and Rep. Gabler)

10:05 – 10:25
Michael Bekesha, Staff Attorney
Judicial Watch

10:25 – 10:45
Michael Farris, Head of Convention of the States Project
Convention of States

10:45 – 11:05
Janine Hansen (Skype), State President Nevada Families for Freedom
State Affiliate of the Eagle Forum

11:05 – 11:25
Mike Stern, Co-Founder
Balanced Budget Amendment Task Force

11:25 – 11:45
Barry Kauffman, Executive Director
Common Cause Pennsylvania

11:45 – 12:05
Nick Dranias, President & Executive Director
Compact for America Educational Foundation, Inc.

12:05 – 12:25
Matthew Spalding, Associate Vice President and Dean of Educational Programs
Hillsdale College, Allan P. Kirby, Jr. Center for Constitutional Studies & Citizenship

12:25 – 12:30
Closing Remarks