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2404, 2019

Chris Koopman

By | April 24th, 2019|

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, JMI's Vice President of Policy Sal Nuzzo interview Chris Koopman, Senior Director of Strategy and Research at the Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University. Chris is also the Adjunct Director of JMI's new Center for Technology and Telecommunications. The mission [...]

1804, 2019

Improve Government Data To Increase Transparency

By | April 18th, 2019|

By Adam A. Millsap and Austin Eovito It’s widely recognized that government transparency is crucial for limiting corruption and maintaining public trust. Florida’s state and local governments are required to record and publish important financial data and the Florida Sunshine Law guarantees citizen’s have access to these data. Unfortunately, the [...]

1504, 2019

JMI Applauds Governor Ron DeSantis for Promoting Free Speech on College Campuses

By | April 15th, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JMI Applauds Governor Ron DeSantis for Promoting Free Speech on College Campuses Statement by The James Madison Institute President and CEO, Dr. J. Robert McClure Tallahassee- Today, Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference to announce the support and [...]

1004, 2019

Are States the Appropriate Policy Playground When It Comes to Privacy?

By | April 10th, 2019|

By Jennifer Huddleston Each day headlines seem to tell a new scary story about something that has gone awry in the world of data privacy. In response to the growing number of concerned voices, states from Washington to Mississippi have considered data privacy legislation. Even some cities, such as Chicago, [...]

904, 2019

Jason Riley

By | April 9th, 2019|

On this special edition episode of Pundits on the Porch, Bob McClure interviews Jason Riley at before JMI's 2019 Annual Dinner where Jason was the keynote speaker on April 3, 2019. Jason Riley is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a columnist for the Wall Street Journal, where [...]

804, 2019

JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

By | April 8th, 2019|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism About 86 percent of individuals released from prison are likely to re-offend within nine years of their release, with the majority re-offending within the first two years. With more [...]

804, 2019

Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

By | April 8th, 2019|

Occupational Licensing and Recidivism in the United States Vittorio Nastasi and Samuel R. Staley DeVoe L. Moore Center, Florida State University Executive Summary This policy study examines the effects of occupational licensing reform on reducing recidivism—the likelihood former prisoners will re-offend and return to prison. Eighty-six percent of released prisoners [...]

504, 2019

To Lower Prescription Drug Costs, It’s Time to Focus on Pharmacy Benefit Managers

By | April 5th, 2019|

by Sal Nuzzo| Apr 5, 2019 In the never-ending discussion of healthcare policy, there is a trend, mostly with “democratic socialist” politicians, to demonize any industry that makes a profit while providing a good or service, despite all the facts on the ground. Not too long ago it was HMOs, then [...]

104, 2019

Dockless Scooters Around the U.S.

By | April 1st, 2019|

By Nicholas Moayad Convenient and inexpensive public transportation methods have been widely available in the United States for decades, but with the technological advancements of the 21st century, more and more privately-owned transportation methods are being made available to anyone with a smartphone. Dockless scooters are one polarizing example of [...]