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Uniform statewide vehicle emission and safety testing

Have uniform vehicle emission and safety testing for the entire state (not just by county). Counties that currently do not have emissions and safety testing would benefit from the additional fees generated. Mass transit would have increased popularity. Additionally, over time, our air and water would improve, health care costs for air related medical conditions would slowly improve and unsafe vehicles would be taken ...more »

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privatize the prison system

Allow private industry to bid on the opportunity to take over the prison system and in turn allow them the opportunity to rent out prisoner labor to other industry for manufacturing or service jobs which are in no way in direct contact with the public. As an example, a ficticious company "ProtectCo" wins the bid through competitive process to take over the prison system in WA State. This cost to the State would be less ...more »

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Increased Patrols by Law Enforcement - A No Cost Solution

Law Enforcement needs more officers on the roads especially during economic downturn. So how do you accomplish this with a "stressed" financial budget? You accomplish this as with anything else "volunteers". Myself and many others are former state law enforcement (state troopers) with a great deal of training and experience. Ask for these individuals to "volunteer" part of their time (day, night, evening) to cover ...more »

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Concealed carry permits bring in dollars

Issue a concealed carry permit that is recognized in as may states as possible. Utah issues permits that are useful in more than 30 states including ours. The make a mint off processing fingerprints, background checks, issuing and renewing permits. This money could allow us to keep our public safety dollars coming in from other states residents who meet the state and federal qualifications. Our residents are supporting ...more »

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Implant Illegal Aliens

Implant Illegals! give them a choice between an electronic chip implant for tracking purposes or 20 years extremely hard labor. Anyone found deliberately harboring an illegal should receive an automatic 10 years hard labor. If the illegals are caught here illegally again, instant 30 years hard labor!

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Pay up or quit driving

Collect on back traffic tickets of ALL kinds. Either pay up or your drivers license and vehicle license can not be renewed. Just think of the millions in revenue this would generate in just one year. If you can not drive, most would pay their tickets. Also set up as program to make payments, miss a payment, license is immediately revoked.

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Vehicle Safety Inspections

In some states (e.g. Virginia) it is necessary to have one's vehicle safety inspected yearly. Whenever I see a car with one headlight out (or a really bad muffler) I miss that. This would: * make roads safer (less cost to state services), * provide a bunch of jobs (jobs pay taxes), and * provide a new and simple vehicle violation (ticket revenues). On the down side, no one will like taking their car in yearly. ...more »

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Enforcing fines for passing a school-bus paddle

put red light cameras on the stop paddle of school buses! we have people run the deployed paddle - BIG red stop sign with flashing red lights - daily, several times/stops a day, sometimes 3 cars or more. It's suppose to be a $363 fine. You could easily make $3000+ a day on just my route! It'd pay for itself AND get money for the city/county/state

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