Jobs and Economy
- Foster a pro-business environment that creates the best paying jobs and ensures economic prosperity
- Cut bureaucratic red tape and overregulation that stifles job creation and economic growth
- Eliminate all forms of corporate welfare that give taxpayer dollars to Fortune 500 companies and owners of professional sports franchises
- Promote the appropriate use of Florida Forever funds to acquire and manage land for future generations.
- Address the potential for saltwater intrusion into the South Florida acquifer.
- Prevent further development west into the Everglades.
- Invest in early childhood education initiatives
- Fight for greater accountability to ensure our tax dollars are invested directly into classrooms
- Ensure better pay for teachers – not bonuses for bureaucrats
- Opposing federal mandate that limit opportunities for our children and grandchildren
- Support an increase in per-student funding for VPK and K-12 students.
- Expand Florida’s best and brightest program to compensate our most effective teachers.
- Provide elementary teachers with $500 stipends to purchase materials and resources for our youngest students.
- Ensuring police officers and first responders have the resources necessary to keep our children and schools safe
- Working with our police departments to increase the number patrols and officers in our neighborhoods
- Enhancing communication between our residents and police departments to optimize response time
Traffic and Tolls
- Lower the cost of tolls and bring relief to everyone who drives on our roads and expressways
- Advocate for solutions to alleviate traffic by advancing Miami-Dade County’s Smart Plan
- Explore new modes of transportation like bus rapid transit and trolley systems
- Oppose all tax increases – including hidden fee increases
- Fight to lower property taxes and increase the homestead tax exemption for seniors over the age of 65
- Support pro-business tax cuts and legislation
Lowering Property Insurance Rates
- Eliminating fraud, abuse, and frivolous lawsuits that lead to rate increases
- Advocating for lower property insurance rates – particularly by opening the marketplace to new insurance companies
- Fighting to change rules and regulations to help consumers after natural disasters
- Holding insurance companies accountable to consumers, not to their bottom line
- Enhance and expand the use of telemedicine.
- Promote a value-based model of healthcare that promotes comprehensive treatment — and, therefore, healthier patients.
- Expand health insurance access to Florida’s 230,000 uninsured children.
- Prevent the “sweeping” of funds to fill budget holes from the Sadowski Fund, which was meant to encourage affordable housing.
- Lower homeowners insurance rates by addressing frivolous “assignment of benefits” lawsuits
- Increase the Homestead Exemption for seniors by $25,000.