This morning I enjoyed a conversation with Fritz Pettyjohn of the Reagan Project on the possible use of Article V to cause a balanced budget amendment constitutional convention. In short, it requires 34 state legislatures to pass a resolution calling for and amendment convention.

Fritz explains the precess:

The conversation continued: If a amendment convention is called for by 34 states, what is to prevent it from becoming an 'open' convention?

Montana Resolution HJ 4, sponsored by Matthew Monforton of Bozeman, is up for a vote Thursday.