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All Sides with Ann Fisher

Balanced Budget Amendment


10 am

Governor Kasich's been traveling the country pushing for a constitutional amendment requiring the federal government to balance its budget. The national debt has risen to $18 trillion, and some feel it threatens the country's future prosperity. We'll talk about that, the politics of a new amendment, and why others feel it won't lead to fiscal responsibility.


  • Dakota S. Rudesill,  OSU law professor and former Professional Staff Member for the US Senate Budget Committee
  • Steve Stivers, US Congressman from Ohio’s 15th district
  • Dale Butland, Columbus-based Democratic consultant and a former press secretary and Ohio chief of staff to U.S. Sen. John Glenn