The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) is the nation’s largest small business lobby. Internal polling of NFIB members has consistently revealed a high level of support for a balanced budget amendment. The NFIB has been key to the passage of our resolutions in every state, with top-flight lobbyists and grassroots members who have proven indispensable. 


The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is America’s largest nonpartisan, voluntary membership organization of state legislators dedicated to the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. ALEC has been instrumental in providing us a forum within which to present our campaign, recruit sponsors, and approve model legislation that legislators can be confident in.


The Article V Legislators Caucus seeks to educate state legislators regarding the vast power granted them under Article V of the U.S. Constitution. The monthly Caucus newsletter keeps state legislators up to date on Article V developments, and the “Resources” section of the Caucus web site: provides extensive scholar-driven Article V related educational resources for legislators. 

Article V Legislators Caucus

The Heartland Institute is a conservative public policy organization located in Chicago which is recognized and admired by citizens and legislators alike across America. Heartland is actively supporting the BBA Task Force in its attempt to reach 34 states (as well as other Article V campaigns) in order to encourage the states to use their power to propose and ratify amendments under Article V of the U.S. Constitution.