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William Shepherd William Shepherd is a trial lawyer in Holland & Knight's West Palm Beach and Washington, D.C., offices. Mr. Shepherd, who also serves as executive partner of the firm's West Palm Beach office, represents clients involved in civil and criminal government investigations. He also assists the general [...]

By |2021-05-07T13:14:21-04:00May 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|Comments Off on

A cautionary tale for ‘progressive’ states, a decade in the making

BY ROBERT MCCLURE, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 05/03/21 12:00 PM EDT Back in 2011, a year that seems like a lifetime ago, newly inaugurated Florida Gov. Rick Scott, now a Republican U.S. senator, made an unthinkable decision that would cause heads to turn: He stood on his principles of fiscal prudence and turned down $2.5 [...]

By |2021-05-04T09:22:30-04:00May 4th, 2021|Press|Comments Off on A cautionary tale for ‘progressive’ states, a decade in the making

STATEMENT RELEASE: 2021 Sine Die

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 30, 2021 CONTACT Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 The James Madison Institute Applauds the Florida Legislature on 2021 Session Accomplishments Tallahassee- With the passage of a $101.5 billion state budget, the Florida Legislature concluded the 2021 session and adjourned “sine die” Friday afternoon. We congratulate Speaker Chris [...]

By |2021-04-30T15:49:30-04:00April 30th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: 2021 Sine Die

STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases Policy Brief on the Expansion of Telehealth in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2021 CONTACT INFORMATION Reason Foundation Allison Tierney (616) 550-5769 Allison.tierney@reason.org   The James Madison Institute Emerson W. George (850) 320-3803 emerson@jamesmadison.org   JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE RELEASES POLICY BRIEF ON THE EXPANSION OF TELEHEALTH IN FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A new joint report by The James Madison [...]

By |2021-04-08T10:24:41-04:00April 8th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases Policy Brief on the Expansion of Telehealth in Florida

STATEMENT RELEASE: The James Madison Institute Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Intellectual Diversity Proposal

For Immediate Release April 7, 2021 CONTACT: Logan Padgett 850-386-3131 THE JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE COMMENDS FLORIDA LEGISLATURE ON PASSAGE OF INTELLECTUAL DIVERSITY PROPOSAL TALLAHASSEE – Today, The James Madison Institute (JMI) released a statement praising the Florida Legislature for their passage of a proposal defending intellectual diversity on college campuses. [...]

By |2021-04-07T14:39:49-04:00April 7th, 2021|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: The James Madison Institute Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Intellectual Diversity Proposal

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Expands the Communications Team with New Hire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett (850)386-3131 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Expands the Communications Team with New Hire Tallahassee- This week, The James Madison Institute added a new staff member to our team. Emerson George has been hired as the Communications Manager. Emerson is responsible for implementing [...]

By |2020-12-16T15:09:35-04:00December 16th, 2020|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Expands the Communications Team with New Hire

Union Time on the Taxpayer Dime: How Florida Taxpayers Subsidize Private Union Activity

By Sean Higgins, Research Fellow, Competitive Enterprise Institute Click here to read the full PDF of "Union Time on the Taxpayer Dime: How Florida Taxpayers Subsidize Private Union Activity"  Intro Imagine that on each working day, public employees report for work but do not perform any governmental duties. Instead, they [...]

By |2020-12-02T11:59:04-04:00December 14th, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on Union Time on the Taxpayer Dime: How Florida Taxpayers Subsidize Private Union Activity

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Calls for End of Taxpayer Subsidies of Unions Through Release Time

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 14, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Calls for End of Taxpayer Subsidies of Unions Through Release Time Local governments in Florida are allowing a “blatant misuse of taxpayer money” by paying employees to perform union tasks unrelated to their public duties, [...]

By |2020-12-13T21:47:58-04:00December 14th, 2020|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Calls for End of Taxpayer Subsidies of Unions Through Release Time
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