Expanding Economic Opportunity

We must do more to lighten the burden of government and expand economic opportunity by:

  • Limiting skyrocketing property tax increases
  •  Prohibiting unfunded mandates on cities and counties
  •  Increasing taxpayer power in the property appraisal process
  •  Reducing regulatory hurdles
  • Improving opportunities for advancement through licensing reform

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