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Compact for America Press and Policy Kit


Only the Compact for America Initiative makes it possible to propose and ratify a powerful federal Balanced Budget Amendment with the passage of one bill by 38 states and one resolution by a simple majority of Congress. Learn how and why here.


Former Alaska Lt. Gov. Mead Treadwell, Chairman of the Compact for a Balanced Budget Commission, is focused on motivating state and congressional leadership to get behind the Compact approach as the safest, most certain and speediest way fix the national debt. Email Commissioner Treadwell with questions about why the Compact approach is the best path forward.

Georgia Representative Paulette Rakestraw, Vice Chair of the Compact for a Balanced Budget Commission, helped found the historic first interstate agency with the mission of uniting the states to fix the national debt. Email or call (770-294-1039) Chair Rakestraw with questions about how the states are tackling the number one threat facing the nation.

Mississippi Speaker Pro Tem Greg Snowden, Mississippi Commissioner for the Compact for a Balanced Budget Commission, is available for questions about his state's leadership in fighting for fixing the federal debt. Feel free to email him.

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