Florida Legislature should seize opportunity to enact needed insurance reforms

WASHINGTON, DC (February 3, 2017)— Florida is unusually well-positioned to enact reforms that would address the artificial cost inflation created in the state’s property insurance and workers’ comp markets, according to anew reportauthored by R Street Senior Fellow Christian R. Cámara and published by the James Madison Institute. “High insurance [...]

By |2018-05-23T09:49:42-04:00February 3rd, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Florida Legislature should seize opportunity to enact needed insurance reforms

STATEMENT RELEASE: Insurance Reforms Needed Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 2, 2017 Contact Logan Pike, Director of Public Affairs 850-386-3131 orcommunications@jamesmadison.org Insurance Reforms Needed Now Dr. McClure to lay out path to success to Florida Chamber Insurance Summit attendees TALLAHASSEE, FL – Dr. Robert McClure, President and CEO of The James Madison Institute, will speak today [...]

By |2020-06-15T14:12:18-04:00February 2nd, 2017|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: Insurance Reforms Needed Now

Florida Chamber hosting summit in Miami to take on state’s insurance woes

With the Legislature poised to confront major challenges to Florida’s insurance industry and the businesses and consumers who rely on it, the Florida Chamber of Commerce will convene in Miami Thursday to map out possible solutions. On the agenda are mandatory personal-injury protection, or PIP, coverage for motorists; abuse of [...]

By |2020-05-19T13:42:43-04:00February 2nd, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Florida Chamber hosting summit in Miami to take on state’s insurance woes

Sunburn for 02.02.17 – Scott’s jobs summit, Chamber’s insurance confab kick-off…

… ALSO HAPPENING TODAY – FLORIDA CHAMBER KICKS OFF INSURANCE SUMMIT IN MIAMI—The Florida Chamber’s 2017 Insurance Summit kicks off today at the JW Marriott in Miami. The two-day event is meant to bring together industry leaders to discuss ways the state can build a “safer, stronger future for Florida’s [...]

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Florida’s Four Walls of Insurance Reform

For many years, Floridians struggled to purchase insurance coverage—whether it be for their properties, vehicles or employees—in ways that sometimes became a drag on the state’s economy. The following paper describes how the Florida Legislature could address vulnerabilities in the law to curtail cost drivers that needlessly and artificially [...]

By |2018-09-11T15:50:00-04:00February 2nd, 2017|Publications|Comments Off on Florida’s Four Walls of Insurance Reform

2017 Policy Priorities of The James Madison Institute

Dr. Robert McClure ​President and CEO In the aftermath of the 2016 election, it has helped me tremendously to recall my baptism in the movement I have made my passion. In the summer of 1976, I was 11 years old and vacationing with my family. My father, mother, sisters, [...]

By |2020-05-22T13:10:16-04:00January 3rd, 2017|Policy Brief, Publications|Comments Off on 2017 Policy Priorities of The James Madison Institute

Regulatory Overreach

For the past eight years, there have been many controversial topics debated, and some would argue the policy course set by the current administration has left our nation weakened and vulnerable. Our economy – jobs, housing, markets - seems somewhat frail and unpredictable. Our foreign policy – relationships with [...]

By |2018-05-25T14:15:10-04:00September 29th, 2016|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on Regulatory Overreach

2016 Fall Journal: Election 2016 with Amendment Guide

Read The Journal An old Chinese proverb attributed to Confucius says, “May you live in interesting times.” While I would not seek to compare the warring Chinese dynasties of pre-biblical times to today, I have found myself at times this year thinking over that proverb and asking for a [...]

By |2018-05-25T14:36:50-04:00September 28th, 2016|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on 2016 Fall Journal: Election 2016 with Amendment Guide

2016 Legislative Summary

During the 2016 Florida Legislative Session, we saw significant progress on a number of policy priorities that move Florida further in the direction of free markets, liberty, and limited government. From expanding school choice options, to implementing sound and practical solutions for our water challenges, to reforming Florida’s civil [...]

By |2018-05-25T15:20:23-04:00March 18th, 2016|Policy Brief, Publications|Comments Off on 2016 Legislative Summary
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