Joe Negron believes that government must live within its means just as Florida's families do. Joe believes that the growth of state government spending should be limited. He supports a Taxpayer Bill of Rights. As House Appropriations Chairman in 2005-2006, Joe worked with Governor Jeb Bush to establish conservative fiscal principles in the budget process. As a result, when Joe completed his service in the House, Florida had over $8 billion in reserves, more than any other state.