2016 Legislative Summary

Posted 05/29/2016

  View our 2016 legislative summary of JMI goals by clicking here. View our 2016 legislative summary of JMI goals by clicking here.

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JMI’s Center for Property Rights Policy Update – Nov. 4, 2015

Posted 11/09/2015

From: Dan Peterson, Director, Center for Property Rights, The James Madison Institute POLICY PRIORITY UPDATE  Federal Issues In August, JMI’s Center for Property Rights released a Policy Brief titled “Waters of the United States: A Case Study in Government Abuse.” View that report here. A few weeks ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the …

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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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  • Miami Leaders Fellows Lunch with Jack Chambless
    Miami, FL (Jul 27)
  • Orlando Leaders Fellows Meeting
    Orlando, FL (Jul 21)
  • JMI VP of Policy Sal Nuzzo Attends Healthcare Policy Conference
    Washington, D.C. (Jul 11)
  • JMI Hosts Women in Leadership Panel at Girl's State
    Tallahassee, FL (Jul 5)
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