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1810, 2018

States Could Feel Conservative Tax Pinch Even If Blue Wave Wins

By | October 18th, 2018|

By Amanda Albright October 18, 2018, 9:28 AM EDT Florida Governor Rick Scott, who boasts of cutting taxes dozens of times, has a chance to secure his legacy for years to come -- even if Democrats manage to sweep his party completely out of power. That’s because the two-term Republican governor [...]

1710, 2018

Can Florida Afford a ‘Governor Andrew Gillum’?

By | October 17th, 2018|

Nancy Smith October 17, 2018 James Madison Institute's just-released analysis of the two main governor candidates' economic platforms could wither a cactus. Most of us realize Ron DeSantis and Andrew Gillum have wildly contrasting economic plans, but I don't think we ever truly understood how much our choice on Nov. [...]

1710, 2018

JMI Study Finds Sharp Differences Between Ron DeSantis’, Andrew Gillum’s Economic Plans

By | October 17th, 2018|

Kevin Derby October 16, 2018 With three weeks to go until Florida voters choose a new governor, the James Madison Institute (JMI), a think tank that supports the free market, released a report looking at the economic plans of the top two candidates. JMI paired up with the Washington Economics Group and Arduin, Laffer [...]

1710, 2018

James Madison Institute hails Ron DeSantis’ economic plans, says Andrew Gillum’s would cost Florida

By | October 17th, 2018|

By Scott Powers October 15, 2018 The conservative economics think tank James Madison Institute has issued a detailed economic analysis of the plans proposed by Republican Ron DeSantis and Democrat Andrew Gillum, declaring that DeSantis’ would create hundreds of thousands of jobs, and Gillum’s would cost almost that many. The institute, grounded in [...]

1610, 2018

Florida Voters Want a Commonsense Approach to Pretrial Justice

By | October 16th, 2018|

Too many people are in Florida jails simply because they cannot afford money bond—and voters believe it is time for this situation to change. A new poll from the Pretrial Justice Institute and the James Madison Institute shows that Florida voters think pretrial justice should focus on public safety, [...]

1610, 2018

Statewide Poll on Bail Reform Shows Florida Voters Are Ready to Improve Pretrial Justice

By | October 16th, 2018|

For Immediate Release: October 16, 2018 Contact: Ben Schaefer, media contact for Pretrial Justice Institute 646-200-5284, ben.schaefer@berlinrosen.com Logan Padgett, media contact for James Madison Institute 850-386-3131, lpadgett@jamesmadison.org Statewide Poll on Bail Reform Shows Florida Voters Are Ready to Improve Pretrial Justice Results announced by the Pretrial Justice Institute and the [...]

1510, 2018

Election 2018: Platforms, Proposals, Projections

By | October 15th, 2018|

By: Dr. J Antonio Vilamil, JMI Senior Fellow and Founder and Principal, the Washington Economics Group and Donna Arduin, President and Co-Founder, Arduin, Laffer, Moore Econometrics Executive Summary Florida faces a once-in-a-generation election in 2018. The confluence of term limits, macro-economic outlook, and the political environment have combined to [...]

1510, 2018

STATEMENT: JMI Releases Analysis of Florida Governor Candidates’ Economic Platforms

By | October 15th, 2018|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 JMI Releases Analysis of Florida Governor Candidates’ Economic Platforms TALLAHASSEE – The 2018 election is arguably the most pivotal election in Florida’s history. It is within this context that The James Madison Institute has partnered with two [...]

810, 2018

Ashley Moody

By | October 8th, 2018|

On this episode of "Pundits on the Porch," hosts Dr. Bob McClure and Sal Nuzzo sit down with Republican Candidate for Florida's Attorney General, Judge Ashley Moody.