Mark will focus on a sustainable long term solutions and not short term band-aids. State budget gimmicks are not the answer.
* Prioritize the critical services first Education, Public Safety and Transportation Infrastructure
* Make the 2/3rds majority requirement to raise taxes permanent. The citizens of Washington have made this clear through the initiative process four times already
* Adopt a constitutional amendment to limit the growth of state spending to inflation and population growth
* Continue to develop performance audits on government and include performance goals in the budget