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Will DeSantis’s revenge on Disney work?

In the culture war, figuring out how much government is too much government April 22, 2022 | 1:33 pm Written by: Taylor Millard The Walt Disney Company is going to need some special magic following two losses in the Florida state legislature. Florida’s House and Senate passed laws this week [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:25:46-04:00April 27th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Will DeSantis’s revenge on Disney work?

The Economist: A peninsula that makes waves in policy formation

Florida has a history as a policy laboratory It is best known as the home of “Florida Man”, infamous for oddball residents committing dubious deeds involving alligators and the like. Yet Florida has a record of creating policies that catch on elsewhere. An early example came in 1889, when it [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:26:53-04:00April 4th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on The Economist: A peninsula that makes waves in policy formation

Heritage: Solving the Civics Crisis Begins at Home

As the election results in Virginia and elsewhere demonstrate, many parents are upset with how American history and civics are being taught in schools. And it’s hard to blame them. Some feel we are tearing down our nation’s past. Others believe we are not doing enough to tell the history [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:59:43-04:00November 10th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Heritage: Solving the Civics Crisis Begins at Home

Guest opinion: The best competitive environment? A level playing field

By Victor V. Claar July 14, 2021 Last week President Biden unveiled his 72-point plan to bolster competition among U.S. firms. The July 9 executive order begins as follows: “A fair, open, and competitive marketplace has long been a cornerstone of the American economy, while excessive market concentration threatens basic [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:09:02-04:00July 14th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Guest opinion: The best competitive environment? A level playing field

Statehood for Puerto Rico versus the District of Columbia

By Ryan Ellis March 4, 2021 Democrats have made no secret of their intent to pack the U.S. Supreme Court, water down the protections of small states in the Senate and effectively demolish the Electoral College. All of these things are Overton window shifts in our constitutional order. One necessary but not [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:29:33-04:00March 29th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Statehood for Puerto Rico versus the District of Columbia

Florida lawmakers urged to take go-slow approach to taxing online sales

By Michael Carroll February 18, 2021 Moving too hastily on legislation to tax goods sold online by out-of-state merchants could lead to more civil litigation and burdensome rules, public policy experts said in a warning to Florida lawmakers. A new report published by the Tallahassee-based James Madison Institute and the [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:30:09-04:00March 29th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Florida lawmakers urged to take go-slow approach to taxing online sales

Biden Administration Suspends Rule Protecting Businesses From Banking Discrimination

By Sonny Mazzone February 22, 2021 The Biden administration has rolled back a Trump-era regulation meant to protect politically disfavored businesses, like gun manufacturers and cryptocurrency exchanges, from being categorically denied banking services. In a statement released January 28, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) said that the move [...]

By |2021-03-29T11:06:25-04:00March 29th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on Biden Administration Suspends Rule Protecting Businesses From Banking Discrimination

The New York Times Was Right the First Time: “The Right Minimum Wage: $0.00”

When I was an undergraduate in the late 1980s, the economics of the minimum wage was settled—in economics and elsewhere. The New York Times editorial board published its daily opinion on January 14, 1987 with this headline: “The Right Minimum Wage: $0.00.” The Times devoted its editorial that day to the minimum wage because [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:33:59-04:00March 24th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on The New York Times Was Right the First Time: “The Right Minimum Wage: $0.00”

These Shocking Graphs Show Florida’s Far Better COVID Outcomes With Far Milder Lockdown Than New York, California

By Elle Reynolds February 18, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis has put the leaders of locked-down blue states to shame, and Democrat politicians are ashamed to admit it. On a flight out of Orlando last month, I met a friendly Canadian family with three young children. We started chatting, and I [...]

By |2021-02-18T15:18:31-04:00February 18th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on These Shocking Graphs Show Florida’s Far Better COVID Outcomes With Far Milder Lockdown Than New York, California

The Future is Florida

An old saying goes: “If you want to be someone, go to California. If you are someone, go to New York. If you were someone, go to Florida.” But in 2020, Florida Man, Woman, and Child exacted revenge. Now, if you want to be someone, go to Florida. If you [...]

By |2022-06-02T12:37:44-04:00January 28th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on The Future is Florida
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