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Issue Commentary: Commercial Lease Tax Burden Hits Florida’s Economy

Posted 04/01/2015

Read more about “Commercial Lease Tax Burden Hits Florida’s Economy” in the latest JMI Issue Commentary by clicking the cover page below. (View the PDF File)  

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You’re Invited — DEBATE: “Money, Politics and the IRS: What’s the Future of Your Charitable Giving?”

Posted 03/31/2015

DEBATE: “Money, Politics and the IRS: What’s the Future of Your Charitable Giving?” Controversy abounds over the use of so-called “dark money” by certain nonprofits that under IRS Code can currently engage in lobbying and political activity, but do not have to disclose their donors. However, many have labeled nonprofit giving as Americans’ right to …

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PRESS RELEASE: Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, Commissioner Adam Putnam and Stephen Hayes of The Weekly Standard/FOX News Headline the 2015 JMI Annual Dinner; New JMI Education Policy Center Announced

Posted 03/30/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                                                                            March 24, 2015 CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt (850) 386-3131 vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org Florida CFO Jeff Atwater, Commissioner Adam Putnam and Stephen Hayes of The Weekly Standard/FOX News Headline the 2015 JMI Annual Dinner; New JMI Education Policy Center Announced ~ Hundreds gather in Tallahassee for “The Florida Story: A Lasting Legacy” hosted by The …

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CNN en Espanol (Cala Show) — Coverage of Sharp Mind, Noble Heart

Posted 03/30/2015

CNN en Espanol (Cala Show) Coverage of Sharp Mind, Noble Heart March 25, 2015

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Sunshine State News — The Dean’s List

Posted 03/27/2015

Sunshine State News “The Dean’s List” March 27, 2015 By Ed Dean Welcome to “The Dean’s List” — an Ed Dean-style look at who Florida’s political achievers were (and weren’t) in the last seven days. What you see here is strictly my opinion, not necessarily the editor’s or the rest of the staff at Sunshine …

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You’re Invited: Naples Event with Author Charles C.W. Cooke, National Review Contributor

Posted 03/26/2015

Naples Luncheon with Author Charles C.W. Cooke Co-Sponsored by the National Review Institute Attendees will hear Charles C.W. Cooke speak about his book, The Conservatarian Manifesto. Thursday, April 16, 2015 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EDT) $25 for JMI Members $30 for Non-Members Naples Hilton 5111 Tamiami Trail N. Naples, FL 34103 Purchase tickets here. Additional Information: …

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Issue Commentary: Second Chance at First Impression Into Adulthood

Posted 03/26/2015

Read more about “Second Chance at a First Impression Into Adulthood” in the latest JMI Issue Commentary by clicking the cover page below. (View the PDF File - 2 pages)

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Highlights from The James Madison Institute’s 2015 Annual Dinner

Posted 03/26/2015

Read highlights from  The James Madison Institute’s 2015 Annual Dinner. More than 300 Floridians from around the state gathered to share the vision of the “Florida Story.” Speakers included FOX News Contributor Stephen F. Hayes, CFO Jeff Atwater and Commissioner Adam Putnam. View our Storify recap of the highlights from The James Madison Institute’s 2015 …

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Saint Petersblog — James Madison Institute dinner celebrates limited government and school choice

Posted 03/25/2015

Saint Petersblog “James Madison Institute dinner celebrates limited government and school choice” March 25, 2015 By James Call The James Madison Institute 2015 Annual Dinner was a celebration of “The Florida Story: A Lasting Legacy.” More than 300 politicos and supporters attended the dinner Tuesday night on the campus of Florida State University. JMI was founded in …

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Orlando Sentinel — Since term limits took effect, state government has shrunk

Posted 03/25/2015

Orlando Sentinel “Since term limits took effect, state government has shrunk” March 25, 2015 By Dr. Randall G. Holcombe When Floridians voted to term-limit Florida’s state legislators in 1992, one of the commonly heard objections was that it would shift the power in state government from elected legislators toward legislative staff, lobbyists or both. Those …

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  • Travis Keels, JMI director of public affairs, testifies on ticket sales legislation SB 742 in Senate Committee on Commerce and Tourism
    (Mar 30)
  • Sal Nuzzo, JMI policy vp, testifies on juvenile records expungement legislation SB 1316 in Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
    Capitol (Mar 30)
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    Capitol (Mar 30)
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