. Smaller and less government is better. I support HB 25. It reduces the administration from 24 to 11 cabinet departments and reduces state spending by $1 billion per year. Additionally, the 2009 Ohio Piglet Book reveals hundreds of millions of dollars that could be cut from the budget.
. Spending priorities should include public safety, infrastructure, and education.
. Abolish unfunded mandates for schools and local governments. State government should either pay 100 percent of mandates or drop them.