Create over 700,000 jobs
"The 7-step economic program — over a 7-year period — will have a positive economic impact and create over 700,000 jobs for the state of Florida."
Reform Medicaid with a federal waiver
"Reforming health care for Medicaid recipients (through a waiver) and state employees to consumer directed care will lower the cost of health care, increase choice of health plans, and save taxpayers $1.8 billion."
Invest in the Florida Innovation Fund
"I will invest in the state Innovation Fund that brought Scripps and Burnham research labs to Florida, developing high-tech clusters with high-paying jobs."
Include universities in state economic development grants
"Partner with universities... State economic development grants will always include partnerships with universities to develop research strengths into unique clusters."
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."
Support university-private partnerships
"I support the State University System partnering with government and private industry to pursue advanced applications, production and research in sustainable energy endeavor. Therefore we will pursue additional programs such as the FHTCC throughout the state." *(Florida High Technology Corridor Council)