I will make sure the state land inventory database (SOLARIS) is the most comprehensive and up-to-date system, tracking acres of land, including mineral resources, buildings, vehicles and office furniture.
We will determine what assets are not being productively managed, being misused, or being underutilized.
Divestiture of unproductive or under-productive land or other assets will generate significant revenue and reduce expenses. Divesting or leasing state- or locally owned real estate can significantly increase the tax base since public lands and buildings do not pay property taxes, nor do they typically produce sales and income taxes.
The sale of land or other assets deemed inefficiently owned by government will also reduce maintenance and operations costs, thus freeing up cash for other priorities.