Pay competitive market-based salaries for corrections staff
Pay "competitive market-based salaries for corrections staff."
Use inmate labor to grow prison food
Use "inmate labor to grow prison food."
Veto pork-barrel spending
"Veto what the legislators call 'turkeys' — costly and unnecessary pork-barrel projects."
Freeze all regulations
"We're gonna freeze all regulations. Regulation is killing jobs, the paperwork, the delay, the uncertainty, so we're gonna freeze regulation and look at what we can roll back that doesn't hurt consumers."
"I will freeze regulations currently in the pipeline until we have an opportunity to evaluate their impact. And we will begin immediately to review existing regulations to weigh their costs and benefits. Now, I want to be clear: There are some regulations that are essential for health and safety and some that are essential to the protection of our environment. Obviously, no responsible leader would tamper with those core safeguards. But it’s way past time to demand that every regulation be re-evaluated."
Eliminate overlapping economic development agencies
"We will eliminate overlapping economic development agencies and have one group that will assist local economic development agencies and serve as our statewide recruiting agency."
Will fight to repeal federal health care law
Said he would join efforts to repeal the health care law, including supporting a constitutional amendment that "prohibits the federal government from imposing President Obama's individual mandate, to protect Floridians' freedom to control their health care choices."
Reform Citizens Insurance to consistently operate on actuarially sound rates
"Rick Scott will work with the Florida Legislature" to "ensure that Citizens consistently operates on actuarially sound rates."
Include use of technology in teacher evaluations
"The assessment of teacher quality must include the incorporation of change in the classroom. The incorporation of technology, new delivery media, societal change all impact learning styles and ultimately the ability of our students to meet the ever-changing requirements in the workforce."
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