Orlando Sentinel “Political Pulse” blog post: “Scott Names Economic Advisors”Excerpt:
“. . .Randall G. Holcombe – A DeVoe Moore Professor of Economics at Florida State University and published author.  He received his Ph.D. in economics from Virginia Tech, and taught at Texas A&M University and at Auburn University prior to coming to Florida State in 1988.  Holcombe is also senior fellow at the James Madison Institute, a Tallahassee-based think tank that specializes in issues facing state governments.  He served on Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s Council of Economic Advisors from 2000 to 2006, was president of the Public Choice Society from 2006 to 2008, and was president of the Society for the Development of Austrian Economics in 2007. . .Robert McClure – President and CEO of The James Madison Institute. McClure was appointed by Governor Jeb Bush to the Florida Elections Commission and has served on the State of Florida Education Strategic Planning Council.  A 5th generation Floridian, he has been published at both the state and national level on numerous topics related to economic freedom. Dr. McClure received a B.A.  from Furman University in 1987. He received an MS from Florida State University and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Florida.”