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1509, 2020

Communications Manager

By |September 15th, 2020|

The James Madison Institute is seeking a full-time communications manager to work alongside JMI's Director of Communications and Public Affairs. The ultimate goal of hiring a communications manager at JMI would be to increase the Institute’s owned audience and brand through timely and effective social media messaging, email campaigns, earned [...]

1409, 2020

JMI Releases 2020 Florida Constitutional Amendment Guide

By |September 14th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 14, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JMI Releases 2020 Florida Constitutional Amendment Guide TALLAHASSEE--On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, Floridians will head to precincts all over the state to cast their votes. This year, in addition to electing the next President of the United States, Floridians [...]

1409, 2020

2020 Amendment Guide

By |September 14th, 2020|

Florida’s history with state constitutions is storied. We have had six different constitutions over our 175 years. Our most recent constitution was ratified just 52 years ago, and we possess more ways to amend the constitution than any other state. In most election years, ballot initiatives are fairly clear and [...]

1109, 2020

Innovators Are Crafting Decentralized Social Media Alternatives. Will App Stores Pull Them Down?

By |September 11th, 2020|

By: Andrea O'Sullivan September 9, 2020 Innovation is the best critique. Anyone can sit around and complain about something they don't like. If you have power and influence, you might even be able to get the government to do what you want—for better or worse. But building something that makes [...]

1009, 2020

Floridians Need Transparency, Accountability in Next COVID Relief Package

By |September 10th, 2020|

By: Sal Nuzzo September 10, 2020 After negotiations stalled before Congress packed up for its August recess, Washington is now ready to resume discussing the terms for the nation’s next coronavirus relief package. With unemployment in Florida recently rising to 11.3-percent and small businesses around the state feeling the stress, it [...]

409, 2020

Puerto Rico statehood support is essential to winning the White House | Commentary

By |September 4th, 2020|

By ILEANA ROS-LEHTINEN ORLANDO SENTINEL | AUG 30, 2020 AT 7:00 AM When you work in politics, you find out really early that the most important question you have to answer is what is a person’s “vote-moving” issue? Floridians who have moved from Puerto Rico — American citizens who have the full right to [...]

309, 2020

Florida Should Be Leading the Way for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Revolutions

By |September 3rd, 2020|

August 25, 2020 By: Senator Jeff Brandes There is a financial technology (fintech) revolution happening, and it is time for Florida to lead. One exciting aspect of this revolution has been the introduction of blockchain technologies and the growing use of cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are peer-to-peer electronic cash payment [...]

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