What issues have been proposed for a possible convention?


In hearings before the Bipartisan Preparatory Commission, witnesses proposed issues that the General Assembly has been unwilling or unable to address: (1) restoring the Ethics Commission’s jurisdiction over the General Assembly, (2) insulating the selection of judges and magistrates from political deal-making, (3) improving fiscal accountability with a line-item veto, (4) guaranteeing constitutional rights even when the General Assembly fails to pass enabling legislation, (5) establishing an independent process for redrawing legislative and congressional districts, and (6) ensuring equal opportunities for education of all children.