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2203, 2019

JMI Annual Dinner Update

By | March 22nd, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 22, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 JMI Annual Dinner Update The James Madison Institute regrets to announce that Fox News reporter Shannon Bream has had to cancel her appearance at our annual dinner in Tallahassee on Wednesday, April 3. While we are disappointed, [...]

1403, 2019

Who benefits from the gig economy?

By | March 14th, 2019|

By: Megan Hansen This article first appeared on The Benchmark: https://medium.com/cgo-benchmark/who-benefits-from-the-gig-economy-7fec8d50d33 Much has been written about the growth of the gig economy, and many have tried to estimate just how fast it’s growing. In 2016, economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger released research showing that the percentage of the American workforce made up [...]

1303, 2019

Fixing Florida’s suspended drivers licenses | Commentary

By | March 13th, 2019|

ORLANDO SENTINEL March 13, 2019 By: Sal Nuzzo and Adrian Moore Through Florida’s criminal justice system about 1.7 million drivers licenses were suspended last year — affecting about one out of 10 Florida drivers. It is a common form of punishment and makes sense when used to punish people for [...]

1303, 2019

Florida legislature renews debate over licensing of dental therapists

By | March 13th, 2019|

FLORIDA WATCHDOG March 12, 2019 By: Michael Carroll Florida lawmakers this month will be brushing up on the topic of licensing dental therapists, a classification of mid-level dental professionals who are seen by advocates as part of the solution to reducing dental care shortages in the state. Two state Senate [...]

1103, 2019

Dr. David Gesko and Katie Leiviska

By | March 11th, 2019|

On this episode of "Pundits on the Porch," JMI's Vice President of Policy Sal Nuzzo interviews Dr. David Gesko and Advanced Dental Therapist Katie Leiviska about their experience with dental therapy in Minnesota. Dental therapists are mid-level dental practitioners whose scope of practice is primarily focused on routine preventative and [...]

703, 2019

Blockchain Technology May Drastically Change How We Invest

By | March 7th, 2019|

By Adam. A. Millsap Many people are familiar with Bitcoin, the digital currency. Some think Bitcoin will become a commonly accepted currency, like U.S. dollars, while others think its volatility and lack of government support will keep it a niche investment. But regardless of Bitcoin’s fate, the technology it’s built [...]

403, 2019

Dr. Frank Catalanotto

By | March 4th, 2019|

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, hosts Sal Nuzzo and Dr. Bob McClure interviews Dr. Frank Catalanotto. Dr. Catalanotto is a pediatric dentist. Sal and Dr. Catalanotta discuss the issue of dental therapy in Florida. Dental therapists are mid-level dental practitioners whose scope of practice is primarily focused [...]

2802, 2019

Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

By | February 28th, 2019|

By: Jennifer Huddleston Transportation is on the verge of its biggest renaissance in almost a century. From dockless scooters and autonomous vehicles to “flying taxis” and supersonic air travel, technology is rapidly changing the way we get from point A to point B in the 21st Century. In many of [...]

2802, 2019

JMI Applauds Federal Government on New Tax Credit Proposal

By | February 28th, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Applauds Federal Government on New Tax Credit Proposal Statement by The James Madison Institute J. Stanley Marshall Center for Educational Options Director William Mattox  The James Madison Institute lauds the leadership of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy [...]