2014 Fall Journal Excerpt: Amendment Guide

Posted 10/01/2014

For PDF of Amendment Guide Only click Amendment Guide 2014.   AMENDMENT 1 TITLE: Water and Land Conservation – Dedicates funds to acquire and restore Florida conservation and recreation lands REFERENCE: State Constitution, Article X, Section 28 BALLOT LANGUAGE: Funds the Land Acquisition Trust Fund to acquire, restore, improve, and manage conservation lands including wetlands …

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Amendment Guide: Fall 2014 Edition of The JMI Journal

Posted 10/01/2014

VIEW FULL JOURNAL: Fall 2014 The Enduring Legacies of JMI’s Founder, Dr. J. Stanley Marshall including A Guide to What’s at Stake in November’s General Election (PDF). For an excerpt of the Amendment Guide ONLY click here.

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2014 Edition 2 – The Messenger

Posted 09/30/2014

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: 2014 JMI Annual Dinner Increasing Economic Prosperity in Florida Occupational Licensing Panel Legislative Session Key Issues Milton Friedman Legacy Day Madison Movie Nights Boys and Girls State Florida Verve Bigger & Better Every Day VIEW MESSENGER: 2014 Edition 2 – The Messenger View online Flipbook here.

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Florida: The Turnaround Story

Posted 08/18/2014

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JMI Email: Involve me and I learn.

Posted 07/24/2014

Dr. Franklin said it best — and here at JMI we involve Floridians, across the state and all ages, in a variety of fun and informative events to highlight the importance of economic freedom and the principles of the foundation of our great nation. Involvement is the cornerstone of our outreach efforts, and events are …

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Context Florida: Private schools must pass the ‘Mary McLeod Bethune’ test

Posted 04/30/2014

Florida legislators demanding more “accountability” as a condition for expanding the state’s premier school-choice program could learn a very valuable lesson from the example set by the late, great Mary McLeod Bethune. When Bethune opened her Daytona School for Negro Girls in 1904, she knew success would depend on satisfying two different constituencies — parents …

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2014 – Policy Brief – “Florida Retirement System Reform: Why Now?”

Posted 04/16/2014

Read the full report: Florida Retirement System Reform: Why Now? Executive Summary: The Florida Retirement System should move toward a defined contribution system now to avoid the unfunded liabilities that continue to build because of its cur- rent structure as a defined benefit system.  Opponents of reform argue the current system is 85 percent funded …

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Fall 2013/Winter 2014 — The Messenger

Posted 04/08/2014

INSIDE THIS ISSUE: President’s Message Sayfie Review Orlando Hitting the Ground Running Constitution Day Reviving an Old Concept You’re Always Welcome Choice in Education From FAU to FIU Regional Boards of Advisors VIEW MESSENGER: Fall 2013/Winter 2014 Messenger (PDF) View online Flipbook here.

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Release: Alternatives to Expanding Florida’s Medicaid Program Outlined in Latest JMI Policy Brief

Posted 03/12/2014

CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt (850) 386-3131 vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org            Alternatives to Expanding Florida’s Medicaid Program Outlined in Latest JMI Policy Brief ~ Study explores the Medicaid program’s multitude of issues; Offers reminder of why Medicaid expansion is unwise ~ TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Although a Medicaid expansion under the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act …

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2014 – Policy Brief – “Better Returns for a Safer Florida”

Posted 03/06/2014

Read the full report: Better Returns for a Safer Florida: Aligning Taxpayer Investments in the Juvenile Justice System with Strategies Proven to Increase Public Safety Executive Summary: Holding Youths Accountable at Home Means Safer Communities. Floridians value safe communities and desire a balanced justice system rooted in common sense. In the last few years Florida …

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