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The Economic Policies Of Florida’s Gubernatorial Candidates

By: Adam Millsap One of America’s most-watched governor’s races is taking place in Florida. Democrat Andrew Gillum is up against Republican Ron DeSantis, and each candidate has different views on which policies will help Florida going forward. A new report from the James Madison Institute discusses some of each candidate’s preferred policies [...]

By | 2018-10-22T10:59:56+00:00 October 22nd, 2018|Press|Comments Off on The Economic Policies Of Florida’s Gubernatorial Candidates

States Could Feel Conservative Tax Pinch Even If Blue Wave Wins

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-22T11:00:26+00:00 October 18th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on States Could Feel Conservative Tax Pinch Even If Blue Wave Wins

Can Florida Afford a ‘Governor Andrew Gillum’?

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. [...]

By | 2018-10-22T11:00:33+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Can Florida Afford a ‘Governor Andrew Gillum’?

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

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-22T11:00:40+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on JMI Study Finds Sharp Differences Between Ron DeSantis’, Andrew Gillum’s Economic Plans

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

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-22T11:00:46+00:00 October 17th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on James Madison Institute hails Ron DeSantis’ economic plans, says Andrew Gillum’s would cost Florida

Florida Voters Want a Commonsense Approach to Pretrial Justice

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, [...]

By | 2018-10-22T11:00:52+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Publications|Comments Off on Florida Voters Want a Commonsense Approach to Pretrial Justice

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

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-15T16:45:49+00:00 October 16th, 2018|Statements|Comments Off on Statewide Poll on Bail Reform Shows Florida Voters Are Ready to Improve Pretrial Justice

Election 2018: Platforms, Proposals, Projections

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-15T16:26:21+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Publications|Comments Off on Election 2018: Platforms, Proposals, Projections

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

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 [...]

By | 2018-10-15T14:03:23+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT: JMI Releases Analysis of Florida Governor Candidates’ Economic Platforms

2018 Florida Constitutional Amendment Guide

Click here to read a PDF of JMI's 2018 Florida Constitutional Amendment Guide! On November 6, 2018, Floridians will march to the ballot box to cast their votes. In addition to electing the next crop of public officials, the ballot tasks Floridians with passing judgment on 13 proposed constitutional [...]

By | 2018-10-29T11:35:15+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Publications|Comments Off on 2018 Florida Constitutional Amendment Guide