Policy Priority Update: Direct File Proposal Filed; JMI Weighs In

Posted 09/02/2015

Yesterday, Rep. Katie Edwards (D-Plantation), Rep. Kathleen Peters (R-St. Petersburg) and Rep. Bobby Powell (D-Riviera Beach) continued a bipartisan push for practical policy reforms to Florida’s Juvenile Justice structure with their proposal to amend how children in Florida are moved into the adult criminal justice system. Under current policy, individual state attorneys are able to …

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25 Reasons NOT to Take Federal Dollars to Expand Medicaid

Posted 06/04/2015

  Monday, The Florida Legislature opened a special session to decide on the state budget and debate how Florida should move forward in regards to our healthcare future. The Senate offered a plan that supporters, including many business interests, sugarcoated in conservative buzzwords such as “a free market approach,” even though the plan is anything …

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New Study: Reason Foundation Releases “The High Cost of Incarceration in Florida: Recommendations for Reform” with Foreword from Sal Nuzzo, JMI VP of Policy

Posted 04/02/2015

Reason Foundation Releases  “The High Cost of Incarceration in Florida:  Recommendations for Reform” with Foreword from Sal Nuzzo, JMI VP of Policy (Click photo below for PDF)

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Florida: The Turnaround Story

Posted 08/18/2014

  http://www.floridajobs.org/ http://www.floridajobs.org/docs/default-source/communicationsfiles/fl_turnaround.pdf?sfvrsn=30

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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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EMAIL: Thrift Week starts today! How will you celebrate?

Posted 01/17/2014

  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 …

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MoneyWise Tips from Ben Franklin Infographic

Posted 01/16/2014

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Why Thrift Matters Infographic

Posted 01/16/2014

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The Thrift Cycle Infographic

Posted 01/16/2014

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What Thrift Is (and What It’s Not) Infographic

Posted 01/16/2014

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  • Dan Peterson, JMI Director of the Center for Property Rights, attends water forum
    Orlando, FL (Sep 24)
  • JMI celebrates Constitution Day on Florida college campuses with College Representatives
    FSU (Tallahassee), UF (Gainesville), FGCU (Fort Myers) (Sep 16)
  • JMI hosts Panama City Dinner with George Nash
    Panama City, FL (Sep 15)
  • Dana Edwards, JMI Digital Strategist, attends communications conference
    Washington, D.C. (Sep 9)
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