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 …
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 …
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 …
CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt (850) 386-3131 email@example.com 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 …
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 …
VIEW FULL JOURNAL: Winter-Spring 2014 Florida Ranks High on Issues That Matter (PDF).
RELEASE: Florida’s Dirty Dozen: Twelve Repealers That Can Boost Business, Create Jobs and Change Florida’s Economic Policy for the BetterPosted 02/18/2014
The Institute for Justice just released their latest study, “Florida’s Dirty Dozen: Twelve Repealers That Can Boost Business, Create Jobs,and Change Florida’s Economic Policy for the Better” with foreword from Dr. Bob McClure, president and CEO of The James Madison Institute. Read the full study here. Foreword from Dr. McClure: Governments too often go well …
Celebrate Thrift Week with Us! Gov. Rick Scott and CFO Jeff Atwater Present Thrift Week Proclamation to JMI President as The Institute Prepares to Unveil New Civics and Economics Education Website. To work toward the goal of making the notable concepts of Thrift Week as well known among Florida’s youth as the lyrics …
- Statement Regarding the Lawsuit to Eliminate the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program:
- Speaker Designate Steve Crisafulli talks of the ‘Florida Dream’ at James Madison Institute luncheon
- PRESS RELEASE: Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Florida House Representative Mike Hill Address Opportunities and Obstacles to Increasing Economic Prosperity in Florida
- American dream thriving in boomtown — Williston, N.D.
- You're Invited: JMI Hosts DEO Director Jesse Panuccio
Coral Gables, FL (Sep 18)
- You're Invited: JMI Luncheon Featuring Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Rep. Mike Hill
Pensacola, FL (Aug 20)
- FREE EVENT: Film Screening "The Singing Revolution"
All Saints Cinema | 918 Railroad Ave. | Tallahassee, FL 32301 (Aug 15)
- Dr. Bob McClure Attends Economic Club of Florida
Florida State University Alumni Center (Aug 14)