Preventing America's Looming Fiscal Crisis: the Need for a Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution

Senate Judiciary Committee

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 02:00 PM
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building 226
Presiding: Chairman Grassley

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Member Statements

  1. Senator Chuck Grassley R (IA)
  2. Senator Patrick Leahy D (VT)

Witnesses

Panel I

  1. The Honorable Orrin Hatch
    United States Senator
    State of Utah
  2. The Honorable Richard Durbin
    United States Senator
    State of Illinois

Panel II

  1. Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin
    President
    American Action Forum
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. Robert Greenstein
    President
    Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
    Washington , DC
  3. Mr. Stephen Moore
    Senior Economic Contributor
    FreedomWorks
    Washington , DC
  4. Professor Alan Morrison
    Lerner Family Associate Dean for Public Interest & Public Service Law
    The George Washington University Law School
    Washington , DC
  5. Mr. Ilya Shapiro
    Senior Fellow in Constitutional Studies
    Editor-in-Chief of the Cato Supreme Court Review
    Cato Institute
    Washington , DC