Institute Accountability Budgeting for each state agency
"Rick will institute Accountability Budgeting. He will make each state agency set annual goals for every dollar they spend, then measure their performance against those goals and hold them accountable for their outcomes."
Propose biennial budgets and give the public time to participate
"Propose biennial budgets in order to adequately review budget goals and give the public time to participate in the budget process."
No budget gimmicks, one-time revenues, borrowed funds, temporary funds or tax increases
"Balance the budget — without gimmicks, one-time revenues, borrowed funds, temporary funds, or tax increases."
Reduce property tax (Required Local Effort) by 1 mill
"Reduce the statewide property tax [Required Local Effort] by $1.4 billion (from 5.29 mills to 4.29 mills, a 19 percent reduction). Savings from other key components in my 7-step plan will be used to replace those funds so that not $1 is shifted away from our schools."
Require all Florida employers to use E-Verify system
"Rick will require all Florida employers to use the free E-Verify system to ensure that their workers are legal."
Explore expansion of domestic drilling in a safe, environmentally sound way
"Rick will fight to ensure than any future offshore drilling does not negatively impact Florida's beaches. As we explore the expansion of domestic drilling in the U.S., we must ensure that we have sound policies in place that ensure the companies drilling are doing so in an environmentally sound way and adhering to the strictest of safety standards."
Bring Arizona's immigration law to Florida
"Rick Scott backs Arizona's (immigration) law. He'll bring it to Florida."
Ban embryonic stem cell research
"Will place a permanent ban on embryonic stem cell research."
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