Getting the Most for Our Tax Dollars

Helped Save $61 Million by Cutting Waste

Saved up to $61 million tax dollars by consolidating offices, improving government contracting services, reducing phone bills and eliminating unnecessary staff.

Kept $53 Million in the Valley

Co-authored measure and led the fight to keep $53 million in Sentinel power plant fees here in the Coachella Valley. Without my efforts the Coachella Valley would have lost $37 million in funds used to create jobs.

Voted to Make Prisoners Pay Their Own Way

Required inmates to reimburse the county for the cost of keeping them in jail.

This reimbursement will be sought on a case-by-case basis, depending on the defendants’ means.

Increased Funding for the Coachella Valley

Helped craft a unique proposal with the solar industry to create jobs, cheap emergency and provide millions of dollars to fund improvements in the Coachella Valley.

Earned 100% Ratings from the California Taxpayers Association 

My efforts to protect taxpayers from unnecessary taxes and to promote efficient, quality government services earned me 100% ratings from Cal-Tax.