Fighting Government Waste
When the economy soured, Bob requested a 5% reduction of his Senate salary, turned in his Senate district gas card and gave up state-issued car.
Supported SCA 8 to outlaw pay increases for state politicians during times when the state is running a deficit.
Supported AB 309 to remove local government officials who have been indicted or convicted from commissions that assign government contracts for public works.
Authored ACA 1 to prevent legislation from being passed without sufficient scrutiny by ensuring the public has at least three days to review proposed legislation.
Supported welfare reform (AB X 4 8) to help save billions of dollars while protecting programs for children, elderly and the disabled.
Helped enact AB X4 20 to save millions of tax dollars by eliminating boards and commissions.