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Point of View: Florida task force makes good start in tackling blue-green algae

By: VITTORIO NASTASI Sunday, October 6, 2019 7:30 a.m. Algae-laden water from Lake Okeechobee pours into the St.Lucie Locks and Dam. (Andrew Ruiz / WPTV News Channel 5) Blue-green algal blooms are an increasingly common occurrence in water bodies around the state. The toxic algae cause significant ecological [...]

By | 2019-10-07T15:57:32-04:00 October 7th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Point of View: Florida task force makes good start in tackling blue-green algae

Blockchain Voting Could Prevent Election Recounts

By Robert McClure Monday, 23 September 2019 11:02 AM I am old enough to remember the chaos of the 2000 presidential election in Florida.Now approaching its 20-year anniversary, the vote tally between George W. Bush and Al Gore was so close it triggered a machine recount, hand recount, and lawsuits in [...]

By | 2019-09-30T09:58:18-04:00 September 30th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Blockchain Voting Could Prevent Election Recounts

JMI Releases the Fall 2019 Edition of The Journal: “Moving Beyond the Possible”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 JMI Releases the Fall 2019 Edition of The Journal: “Moving Beyond the Possible” TALLAHASSEE – Florida currently possesses all the right ingredients to become a global innovation hub. The question is, will we? Today, in conjunction with [...]

By | 2019-09-20T10:56:39-04:00 September 25th, 2019|Statements|Comments Off on JMI Releases the Fall 2019 Edition of The Journal: “Moving Beyond the Possible”

The Journal- Fall 2019

MOVING BEYOND THE POSSIBLE  FALL 2019 | NUMBER 62 CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL JOURNAL PDF  Forward Florida on the Forefront | Senator Jeffrey Brandes How we can use our success in economic policy to address the advent of technology and innovation in the Sunshine State. Articles Innovation Is [...]

By | 2019-10-02T09:44:23-04:00 September 25th, 2019|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on The Journal- Fall 2019

Tony Carvajal

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, Sal Nuzzo interviews Tony Carvajal, Executive Vice President of the Florida Chamber Foundation. Tony and Sal discuss the Chamber's 2030 project. By 2030, Florida will add five million more residents. Are our roads and bridges ready? Do we have enough clean [...]

By | 2019-09-17T11:05:52-04:00 September 16th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Tony Carvajal

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Government Efficiency Task Force

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Sal Nuzzo, Tarren Bragdon, Jonathan Satter, Keith Wold and Ed Moore to the Government Efficiency Task Force. Sal Nuzzo Nuzzo, of Tallahassee, is the vice president of policy and the director of the Center for Economic Prosperity at the James [...]

By | 2019-09-11T14:35:58-04:00 September 11th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Government Efficiency Task Force

Florida ranks among best states for business but legal, regulatory challenges remain

TALLAHASSEE -- A new CNBC report ranks Florida as the nation's 12th best state for business. The report ranked all 50 states on measures including legal and regulatory environment, access to capital, infrastructure and cost of of living. Florida's overall ranking puts the state one spot behind Indiana and a [...]

By | 2019-09-11T14:34:52-04:00 September 11th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Florida ranks among best states for business but legal, regulatory challenges remain

Why Republican Governors Are More Popular

By JOHN MCCORMACK August 8, 2019 10:20 AM When the pollster Morning Consult published its latest round of approval ratings for the nation’s 50 governors in July, it revealed a couple of interesting findings: Eight of the ten least popular governors were Democrats, while the ten most popular governors were all [...]

By | 2019-09-11T14:36:37-04:00 September 11th, 2019|Press, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Republican Governors Are More Popular

Clay Ingram

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, Dr. Bob McClure interviews Clay Ingram, the CEO of Volunteer Florida. Clay is a graduate of Florida State University, where he received his undergraduate degree in general communication and was a member of the 1999 National Championship football team. He served [...]

By | 2019-08-20T11:08:09-04:00 August 19th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Clay Ingram