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The Best Way for Florida to ‘Take on Big Tech’ Is to Keep Welcoming the Crypto Community

Platform censorship results from centralized design. Cryptocurrency techies are building decentralized alternatives. If you want to build cryptocurrency applications, there are few better places to be than Miami these days. Set aside the great weather and established financial industry for a moment. By moving to Florida, fintech firms can not only enjoy [...]

By |2021-02-23T12:52:32-04:00February 23rd, 2021|Press|Comments Off on The Best Way for Florida to ‘Take on Big Tech’ Is to Keep Welcoming the Crypto Community

JOINT RELEASE: JMI, NTUF, and ATR Applaud Florida Policymakers on Revenue Neutral Remote Sales Tax Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 19, 2021 CONTACT INFORMATION Emerson W. George (850) 320-3803 emerson@jamesmadison.org JMI, NTUF, and ATR Applaud Florida Policymakers on Revenue Neutral Remote Sales Tax Policy TALLAHASSEE – The James Madison Institute today released a joint statement alongside the National Taxpayers Union Foundation and Americans for Tax Reform [...]

By |2021-02-19T14:57:48-04:00February 19th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on JOINT RELEASE: JMI, NTUF, and ATR Applaud Florida Policymakers on Revenue Neutral Remote Sales Tax Policy

8 Things We Love About the Senate School Choice Proposal

JMI Policy Nerds Pen Valentines Day Ode to Senate School Choice Proposal With February 14 fast approaching, the policy nerds at The James Madison Institute are counting the many reasons why we love the Florida Senate’s new school choice proposal. Sure, this is hopelessly pathetic; but the object of [...]

By |2021-02-10T17:59:35-04:00February 9th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on 8 Things We Love About the Senate School Choice Proposal

Making Florida An “Education Destination”

How Consolidating School Choice Scholarships Will Help. A funny thing happened last fall while many governors were yielding to teacher union demands to keep schools closed: Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis not only found that it was safe to open schools, but that education policy could be a magnet for attracting new residents [...]

By |2021-02-09T12:43:00-04:00February 9th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Making Florida An “Education Destination”

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI and AFP-Florida Praise Proposals to Protect Public Employees’ Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 9, 2021 CONTACT: Emerson W. George 850-320-3803 emerson@jamesmadison.org The James Madison Institute and AFP-Florida Praise Proposals to Protect Public Employees’ Rights TALLAHASSEE – The James Madison Institute and Americans for Prosperity Florida (AFP-FL), together with the national Workers for Opportunity Initiative and Center for Worker Progress [...]

By |2021-02-09T12:03:01-04:00February 9th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI and AFP-Florida Praise Proposals to Protect Public Employees’ Rights

STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases New Report On Expanding Regulatory Sandboxes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2021 CONTACT: Emerson W. George 850-320-3803 emerson@jamesmadison.org   JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW REPORT ON EXPANDING REGULATORY SANDBOXES TALLAHASSEE – A new report from The James Madison Institute’s Center for Technology and Innovation entitled “Expanding Regulatory Sandboxes to Fast-Track Innovation” examines how Florida legislators can [...]

By |2021-01-28T03:26:22-04:00January 28th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases New Report On Expanding Regulatory Sandboxes

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds the Introduction of New School Choice Initiative

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2021 CONTACT: Emerson W. George 850-320-3803 emerson@jamesmadison.org   THE JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE APPLAUDS THE INTRODUCTION OF NEW SCHOOL CHOICE INITIATIVE TALLAHASSEE – The James Madison Institute (JMI) released a statement regarding the introduction of SB 48, which would improve Florida’s school choice scholarship programs and simplify [...]

By |2021-01-28T10:57:02-04:00January 22nd, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds the Introduction of New School Choice Initiative

STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases New Report With National Taxpayers Union Foundation On Remote Sales Tax Collection Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW REPORT WITH NATIONAL TAXPAYERS UNION FOUNDATION ON REMOTE SALES TAX COLLECTION POLICY TALLAHASSEE – A new report by The James Madison Institute in partnership with the National Taxpayers Union Foundation entitled “On Wayfair, Tread [...]

By |2021-01-11T18:24:59-04:00January 12th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases New Report With National Taxpayers Union Foundation On Remote Sales Tax Collection Policy

STATEMENT RELEASE: New JMI Report Calls For Market-Based Reform To Improve Nursing Home Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2021 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 NEW JMI REPORT CALLS FOR MARKET-BASED REFORM TO IMPROVE NURSING HOME CARE TALLAHASSEE – A new report by The James Madison Institute’s Center for Economic Prosperity entitled “Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care” outlines [...]

By |2021-01-05T10:28:47-04:00January 5th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: New JMI Report Calls For Market-Based Reform To Improve Nursing Home Care
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