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RELEASE: Florida Report Outlines Lasting Property Insurance Market Reform Recommendations

Posted 01/27/2015

Read full report here. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 27, 2015 CONTACT: Valerie Wickboldt | (850) 386-3131 | vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org  Florida Report Outlines Lasting Property Insurance Market Reform Recommendations     ~ Unprecedented hurricane landfall inactivity in Florida presents opportunity for policymakers to help shield Florida’s economy from inevitable, storm-related threats report states ~ TALLAHASSEE – A hurricane …

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Backgrounder Release: Lasting Reforms for Florida’s Property Insurance Market

Posted 01/26/2015

Backgrounder Release: “Lasting Reforms for Florida’s Property Insurance Market” (View PDF — 19 pages)

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Eurasia Review — Op-ed: Are Falling Prices a Bad Thing?

Posted 01/23/2015

Eurasia Review “Op-ed: Are Falling Prices a Bad Thing?” By Dr. Randall Holcombe, JMI Senior Fellow January 22, 2015  Popular opinion seems to be that falling prices–or even stable prices–are bad for the economy, but I’ve never seen any good arguments about why. I’ve just read another article about this, that gives six clearly numbered reasons, so …

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Foster Folly News — Message from: Jeff Atwater …..

Posted 01/23/2015

Foster Folly News “Message from: Jeff Atwater …..” January 23, 2015 CFO Atwater Keynotes Thrift Week Celebration ~State-issued proclamation presented to The James Madison Institute to recognize the importance of thrift and fiscal responsibility from the halls of the Capitol to the homes of Floridians~ Florida’s Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater was the keynote at …

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WTLH (FOX) – Tallahassee, FL — “Thrift Week with The James Madison Institute”

Posted 01/22/2015

WTLH (FOX) – Tallahassee, FL “Thrift Week with The James Madison Institute” January 22, 2015 Television Transcript 1/22/2015 7:34:18 AM News Anchors: Dozens celebrated Florida’s economic success story’ today as part of “Thrift Week” at The James Madison Institute. The gathering included a lecture about how Florida sets an example in fiscal responsibility. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater  issued a …

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WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL Good Morning Show — Thrift Week with The James Madison Institute

Posted 01/22/2015

WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL Good Morning Show “Thrift Week with The James Madison Institute” January 22, 2015 Television Transcript 1/22/2015 6:05:30 AM News Anchors: Dozens celebrated Florida’s economic success story’ today as part of “Thrift Week” at The James Madison Institute. The gathering included a lecture about how Florida sets an example in fiscal responsibility. Chief Financial Officer Jeff …

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WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL Daybreak News — Thrift Week with The James Madison Institute

Posted 01/22/2015

WCTV (CBS) – Tallahassee, FL Daybreak News “Thrift Week with The James Madison Institute” January 22, 2015 Television Transcript 1/22/2015 5:06:44 AM: News Anchors: Dozens celebrated Florida’s economic success story’ today as part of “Thrift Week” at The James Madison Institute. The gathering included a lecture about how Florida sets an example in fiscal responsibility. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater …

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Heartland Institute — Obamacare Insurance Tax Will Hit State Budgets

Posted 01/22/2015

Heartland Institute “Obamacare Insurance Tax Will Hit State Budgets” By Grace-Marie Turner January 22, 2015 Thirty-six states that rely on private managed-care programs to provide medical services to all or some of their Medicaid recipients are facing added costs caused by the Affordable Care Act, according to a report by the actuarial consulting firm Milliman. …

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Southern Arizona News-Examiner — Obamacare insurance tax will hit state budgets

Posted 01/22/2015

Southern Arizona News-Examiner – “Obamacare insurance tax will hit state budgets” By Grace-Marie Turner / Heartland Institute January 22, 2015 Thirty-six states, including Arizona, that rely on private managed-care programs to provide medical services to all or some of their Medicaid recipients are facing added costs caused by the Affordable Care Act, according to a report …

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Press Release: Florida CFO Jeff Atwater Keynotes Thrift Week Celebration; Highlights Florida’s Economic Success Story

Posted 01/21/2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 21, 2015 Contact:  Valerie Wickboldt vwickboldt@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 View our photo album  Florida CFO Jeff Atwater Keynotes Thrift Week Celebration; Highlights Florida’s Economic Success Story ~ State-issued proclamation presented to The James Madison Institute to recognize the importance of thrift  and fiscal responsibility from the halls of the Capitol to the …

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