I'm no stranger to cutting spending and opposing tax increases. As the Mayor of Monticello, we faced tough times, and I led the charge to cut spending. As the Georgia Executive Director of the Farm Service Agency, when times were tough, I cut spending and offices. I know how to balance budgets while keeping taxes low, and that's what I'll do in Atlanta.
* Advocate for more audits and efficiency studies at every level of state government to find targeted cuts.
* Support zero-based budgeting.
* Oppose efforts to cut vital services like education, higher education and 4-H.
* Work for comprehensive property tax relief. Restore the state homestead exemption.
* Oppose tax increases.