Pass a constitutional amendment requiring all state contracts above $2500 to be bid competitively.
Limit unbid emergency contracts to only one month and allow a special legislative committee to approve or reject them.
Require lobbyists who seek to influence the governor's office or state agencies to register with the State Ethics Commission like those who seek to influence the Legislature.
Require lobbyists to start disclosing every dime they spend entertaining elected or appointed public officials.
Ban "pass-through pork," which is money for a legislator's special project that is hidden within an agency's budget.
Require public officials to file more detailed financial disclosure statements and post them on the Internet so any citizen can see them without driving to Montgomery.
Don't rewrite the whole state constitution with a constitutional convention. Instead, create the Alabama Citizens' Constitution Commission to recommend selected changes in the constitution. The changes would have to be approved by the Legislature and Alabama voters.
Provide opportunities for counties to have limited home rule, but require a public referendum to raise any tax.
Look at unearmarking tax dollars that are set aside for specific functions of state government other than education.
Give the governor line-item veto power in the state budgets to eliminate frivolous projects.
Create the Governor's Commission on Education Spending to look at how education dollars have been spent.
Base state budgets on the amount of money taken in last year, not on revenue forecasts.
Allow the creation of charter schools in Alabama.
Increase parental involvement in schools by requiring a parent or adult family member to pick up a child's report card in person each semester.
Institute truth in sentencing and make sure similar crimes receive similar sentences, regardless of a defendant's race, income or position.
Pass a law to provide tough penalties on companies and their officers when they mislead the public about their financial condition.
Look at paying other states to house Alabama prisoners.
Require voters to show a photo ID at the polls or sign an affidavit swearing to their identity.
Require absentee voters to provide the last four digits of their Social Security number for identification.
Require campaign workers to stand 200 feet from a polling place instead of 30 feet.
Create the Alabama Transportation Commission to prioritize highway planning and approve the budget for the state transportation department, rather than having the department completely under the governor's control.
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