The push is a pet project of conservatives, who note that the U.S. Constitution under Article V allows states to meet and propose amendments to it. In this case, according to sponsor Sen. Cecil Staton, R-Macon, it would be to cap the federal government’s spending and impose term limits on Congress.
“I think the problem in Washington (D.C.) is not a Democratic problem,” Staton said. “It’s not a Republican problem. Frankly, it’s both.”