Q and A | Indiana Senate President David Long

8/20/2014

2014 Legislative Summit | Aug. 21, 2014

Overview

Senator David Long, president pro tem of the Indiana Senate, discussed his leadership role in the movement to amend the U.S. Constitution through Article 5 of the Constitution, which allows for 34 state legislatures to petition Congress for a constitutional convention.

Long explained not only the process involved but the steps being taken to establish a framework and rules for any convention. The Assembly of State Legislatures, the group trying to implement a convention, hopes to have a framework in place by the middle of 2015.

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