1. Eliminate the 2/3 legislative majority required to pass a new budget.
2. Eliminate popular referenda.
3. Move closer to a Swiss-like "veto only" system for referenda.
4. Eliminate the power of referenda to authorize state-level expenditures.
5. Cap state-level expenditures.
6. Regulate state treatment of pensions more strictly, to encourage fiscal responsibility.
7. Amend the constitution to make it harder to...amend the constitution.
3. end the use of propositions to pass bonds and spending measures. Those are properly the subject of our representatives. Let them vote on this stuff.
4. Make it a lot harder to get propositions on the ballot. No more legislative propositions, for one thing. And increase the signature requirement for petitions to 2 million. Any proposition that passes can be voided by the legislature. Any proposition requiring any public expenditures must contain sunset clauses.
1. Repeal Prop. 98, which sets a constitutional standard for K-12 education spending, and is a real budgetary straight jacket.2. no collective bargaining for public sector unions3. Strengthen property rights and take other steps that can open up the housing market and lower housing costs. That means: declaring rent control unconstitutional, no more open space laws, increase the burden on local governments to adopt restrictive zoning laws.