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James Madison Institute Says Legislators Can Save Money and Create Opportunities by Being Less “Heavy-Handed”

December 7, 2017 | Blog

“Especially in a year when dollars are scarce the Florida Legislature should take commonsense steps to reduce regulations that create barriers to employment or health care,” said JMI Vice President of Policy Sal Nuzzo. “And smart-on-crime criminal justice reforms will reduce incarcerations in Florida, thereby reducing associated costs and preserving families in the process.”

STATEMENT RELEASE: Repeal Heavy-Handed Legislation to Save Money, Create Opportunities for Florida’s Working Poor

SAL NUZZO | December 6, 2017 | Blog

In a lean budget year, the best way for the state to save money and give an economic boost to Florida’s working poor is to repeal or amend heavy-handed legislation that blocks employment or access to health care and criminalizes addiction. That’s the conclusion of The James Madison Institute (JMI), as argued in a series of issue briefs in the conservative, free-market think tank’s latest edition of The Journal.

The Florida Story Marches Forward

SAL NUZZO | December 6, 2017 | Blog

It is often referred to as an “arc” in speeches and narratives. It is comprised of events, milestones, and trends that propel a society forward either toward continued growth and prosperity, or to its eventual demise.


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February 13, 2018
Private Event: JMI Montpelier Society of SW FL Meets

Feb 13, 2018 | Naples, FL | 6-9 pm  

January 09, 2018
December 06, 2017
2017 JMI Holiday Open House

Dec 6, 2017 | Tallahassee, FL | 5:30-7:30 pm  

November 15, 2017
November 02, 2017
Fall Sarasota Regional Breakfast

Nov 2, 2017 | Sarasota, FL | 7:30-9 am  

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