2019 Legislative Wrap-up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 The James Madison Institute praises Gov. DeSantis and legislative leaders for passing transformative reforms this session  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - New Governor Ron DeSantis, Senate President Galvano, House Speaker Oliva as well as the rest of the legislative body are [...]

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JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism About 86 percent of individuals released from prison are likely to re-offend within nine years of their release, with the majority re-offending within the first two years. With more [...]

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Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

Occupational Licensing and Recidivism in the United States Vittorio Nastasi and Samuel R. Staley DeVoe L. Moore Center, Florida State University Executive Summary This policy study examines the effects of occupational licensing reform on reducing recidivism—the likelihood former prisoners will re-offend and return to prison. Eighty-six percent of released prisoners [...]

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Florida legislature renews debate over licensing of dental therapists

FLORIDA WATCHDOG March 12, 2019 By: Michael Carroll Florida lawmakers this month will be brushing up on the topic of licensing dental therapists, a classification of mid-level dental professionals who are seen by advocates as part of the solution to reducing dental care shortages in the state. Two state Senate [...]

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Dr. David Gesko and Katie Leiviska

On this episode of "Pundits on the Porch," JMI's Vice President of Policy Sal Nuzzo interviews Dr. David Gesko and Advanced Dental Therapist Katie Leiviska about their experience with dental therapy in Minnesota. Dental therapists are mid-level dental practitioners whose scope of practice is primarily focused on routine preventative and [...]

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Dr. Frank Catalanotto

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, hosts Sal Nuzzo and Dr. Bob McClure interviews Dr. Frank Catalanotto. Dr. Catalanotto is a pediatric dentist. Sal and Dr. Catalanotta discuss the issue of dental therapy in Florida. Dental therapists are mid-level dental practitioners whose scope of practice is primarily focused [...]

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Justin Pearson

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, hosts Sal Nuzzo and Dr. Bob McClure interviews Justin Pearson from the Institute for Justice. The Institute for Justice is a public interest law firm that litigates to limit the size and scope of government power and to ensure that all [...]

By |2021-09-09T14:51:02-04:00February 12th, 2019|Multimedia Archive|Comments Off on Justin Pearson

Dental care shortage warrants innovative strategy in Florida | Opinion

Tallahassee Democrat Holly Bullard and Sal Nuzzo, Your Turn Published 4:00 a.m. ET Feb. 11, 2019 Florida is in the midst of a dental access crisis. There are too few dentists to go around, especially in rural, hard-to-reach and low-income communities. As a result, oral health suffers. Although dentists have [...]

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Dentist Shortage Can Be Solved by Training More Dental Therapists

By: Dr. Robert McClure At The James Madison Institute, I’ve spent years engaged in the battle of ideas, advancing conservative economic principles and free market ideals, I have been surprised and a bit disappointed with the idea that the government and special interests can stand in the way of solutions [...]

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Proposal to Fill Dental Hole Draws Debate

SUNSHINE STATE NEWS January 24, 2019 By: Christine Sexton There is a void of dentists in Florida. A coalition calling itself Floridians for Dental Access has a plan to fill the cavity: dental therapists. The group is asking lawmakers to sign off on a new health care license for what [...]

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