Cut social services
"We will reduce the number of services we provide, reduce the number of individuals who get services, reduce what we pay people (like doctors and the hospitals who are providing the services) and change the way services are provide."
Establish Early Childhood Coordinating Council
Will "establish an Early Childhood Coordinating Council in the Governor’s Office. The Council would lead the way to align efforts, measure progress and ensure accountability, ensure efficiency in resources and maximize federal dollars for these efforts."
Develop plan for energy and climate change
"We need a strategic climate and energy road map that lays out the practical steps to meet and implement that goal, and benchmarks against which to systematically and frequently measure our progress. During the course of my campaign, I will lay the groundwork for a strategic plan that integrates the state emission reduction goal, the Renewable Energy Standard, aggressive conservation and energy efficiency strategies, the Low Carbon Fuel Standard and the Renewable Fuel Standard into a comprehensive state Energy and Climate Strategic Plan."
Create "energy savings bonds" to invest in public schools and colleges
Will "immediately create low-interest 'energy savings bonds' to jump-start big improvements in Oregon's public colleges and K-12 public schools."
Use new health care law to create delivery model
Will "think about in the next couple years ... how we would set up a large demonstration project in Oregon that fundamentally shifts the way health care is organized and delivered ... and ask for a broad waiver from the federal government to give us permission to actually do that."
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