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Statement Regarding the Lawsuit to Eliminate the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program:

Posted 08/29/2014

Statement by Dr. Bob McClure, President and CEO of The James Madison Institute Regarding the Lawsuit to Eliminate the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program: TALLAHASSEE – Caring about the individual needs of Florida’s students should be priority number one for any organization touting the importance of student success. It’s ironic that there has been a …

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Speaker Designate Steve Crisafulli talks of the ‘Florida Dream’ at James Madison Institute luncheon

Posted 08/22/2014

By Peter Schorsch | August 21, 2014 Redistricting, elections and the American Dream were only a few of the concerns of Floridians addressed by Steve Crisafulli at a meeting of the James Madison Institute in Pensacola on Wednesday. Crisafulli, the Florida House Speaker-Designate, spoke to the audience of more than 100 community members, businesses owners and elected officials gathered …

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PRESS RELEASE: Speaker-Designate Steve Crisafulli and Florida House Representative Mike Hill Address Opportunities and Obstacles to Increasing Economic Prosperity in Florida

Posted 08/20/2014

View Photo Gallery by clicking here. ~ The James Madison Institute hosts luncheon in Pensacola, Fla. with more than 100 community members, businesses owners and elected officials in attendance ~ TALLAHASSEE — More than 100 attendees gathered in Pensacola, Fla. to hear from the Speaker-Designate of the Florida House Steve Crisafulli and Florida Representative Mike …

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American dream thriving in boomtown — Williston, N.D.

Posted 08/10/2014

August 10, 2014 | By Jack A. Chambless This summer marks five years since the “Great Recession” officially ended. For millions of Americans, it probably does not seem possible that our economy has grown for that long. After all, by historical standards, the current recovery is anemic, if not borderline invisible. Sixty months after the …

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PRESS RELEASE: School Choice Discussion Part of a Global Effort Celebrating Late Nobel Laureate

Posted 07/31/2014

View photo gallery here. School Choice Discussion Part of a Global Effort Celebrating Late Nobel Laureate ~ Milton Friedman’s contributions to the school choice movement honored at 2014 Friedman Legacy Day event which addressed advancements in educational options offered to Florida’s students ~ TALLAHASSEE — Milton Friedman, recognized as one of the greatest economists of …

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My experience with Medicaid

Posted 07/29/2014

By Jason Fodeman, M.D. | July 29, 2014 The Affordable Care Act may be the law of the land, but some states are still doing their best to avoid it. Nearly half the states have refused to participate in the law’s expansion of Medicaid. Some describe this reluctance as tantamount to a moral crime—see Virginia Governor Terry …

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FREE EVENT: Film Screening “The Singing Revolution” (Aug.15)

Posted 07/28/2014

Join JMI on Friday, August 15 for another film screening in our Madison Movie Nights Summer Series. We’ll be showing “The Singing Revolution,” a film that shares how between 1987 and 1991, hundreds of thousands of Estonians gathered publicly to sing forbidden patriotic songs and share protest speeches, risking their lives to proclaim their desire …

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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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WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL Eyewitness News at 11:00

Posted 07/22/2014

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WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL Eyewitness News at 5:00

Posted 07/22/2014

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