Issue Commentary — Net Neutrality: A Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Posted 02/25/2015

*This Issue Commentary was updated from its original November 25, 2014 posting to reflect recent changes in the issue. Read more about “Net Neutrality” in the latest JMI Issue Commentary by clicking the cover page below. (PDF - 2 pages)

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The Florida Channel — Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater at the James Madison Institute “Thrift Week” Event

Posted 01/21/2015

The Florida Channel “Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater at the James Madison Institute ‘Thrift Week’ Event” January 21, 2015 Link to video:

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Orlando Sentinel — Trip to Citrus Bowl brings an unexpected lesson on ‘ripoffs’

Posted 01/12/2015

Orlando Sentinel “Trip to Citrus Bowl brings an unexpected lesson on ‘ripoffs’” By Dr. Jack A. Chambless January 10, 2015 Last week, I attended the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl with my 14-year old son. As fans of the Minnesota Gophers, we were excited to spend the day together in the newly renovated Citrus Bowl. …

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Inauguration Day Statement from The James Madison Institute

Posted 01/06/2015

Statement from Dr. Bob McClure, president and CEO of The James Madison Institute:  “Floridians spoke up in November and it was clear voters were concerned with the protection of economic opportunity. On this Inauguration Day, we congratulate Gov. Rick Scott, Attorney General Pam Bondi, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater, and Agricultural Commissioner Adam Putnam on …

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2014 Winter-Spring Edition of The JMI Journal

Posted 02/25/2014

VIEW FULL JOURNAL: Winter-Spring 2014 Florida Ranks High on Issues That Matter (PDF).

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JMI’s 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

Posted 12/31/2013

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2013 JMI Summary of Key Legislation

Posted 05/13/2013

Table of Contents: (Click on titles for full summary) EDUCATION: HB 867 (SB 862)/FAILED: Relating to Parent Empowerment in Education by Rep. Trujillo (Sen. Stargel) SB 1076 / SIGNED by Governor: Relating to K-20 Education by Sen. Legg SB 1108 (HB 465) / SENT to Governor:  Relating to Exceptional Student Education by Sen. Gardiner (Rep. …

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EMAIL: 2013 FL Legislative Session Breakdown from JMI

Posted 05/10/2013

  2013 Florida Legislative Session Breakdown A summary of many of the public policy decisions made in 2013, where they stand and what they’ll mean for Florida. Another Florida Legislative Session has come and gone…   Headquartered in Florida’s Capital City, The James Madison Institute (JMI) team knows Tallahassee still hums after the Sine Die …

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March 2012 – Policy Brief – “Proactive Disclosure in the Sunshine State: A 2012 Progress Report on Government Transparency “

Posted 03/09/2012

By William Mattox Resident Fellow, The James Madison Institute Weather patterns in the Florida panhandle have not changed much since last March.  Nevertheless, the citizens of Jackson County have benefitted from a significant increase in “sunshine” over the last year.  That’s because public officials in Marianna, the county seat, have made “proactive disclosure” of county …

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March 2011 – Policy Brief No. 8 – “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: Government Transparency in the State of Florida 2011″ (PDF)

Posted 03/16/2011

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