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

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 [...]

By | 2019-04-15T10:57:38+00:00 April 15th, 2019|Statements|Comments Off on JMI Applauds Governor Ron DeSantis for Promoting Free Speech on College Campuses

Jason Riley

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 [...]

By | 2019-04-10T09:30:17+00:00 April 9th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Jason Riley

JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

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 [...]

By | 2019-04-08T11:29:33+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

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 [...]

By | 2019-04-10T09:26:41+00:00 April 8th, 2019|Publications, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

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

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 [...]

By | 2019-04-05T14:13:09+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on To Lower Prescription Drug Costs, It’s Time to Focus on Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Save the Internet Act Isn’t a Real Solution

By Robert McClure Friday, 29 March 2019 01:57 PM Once again, the Left is trying to take control of the internet. With the introduction of the “Save the Internet Act,” Speaker Pelosi has shown the true color of leftists: avoid real solutions and focus on fundraising. The Democrats’ Save the Internet [...]

By | 2019-04-01T10:44:54+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Save the Internet Act Isn’t a Real Solution

JMI Releases New Tech Policy Brief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 27, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Tech Policy Brief TALLAHASSE- Florida’s economy has radically changed over the past 30 years and cities like Gainesville, Orlando, and Miami have become centers for start-ups and innovation. The rise of technology companies across Florida [...]

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Innovation and Regulation in Florida: A Framework for Permissionless Innovation

Read the PDF here! Christopher Koopman, Senior Director of Strategy and Research , Center for Growth and Opportunity at Utah State University; Adjunct Director, Center for Technology and Telecommunications, The James Madison Institute Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy, The James Madison Institute Introduction Florida’s economy has changed dramatically over [...]

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Patricia Levesque

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, Dr. Bob McClure interviews Patricia Levesque. Patricia is the CEO of ExcelinEd and Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida's Future. Bob and Patricia discuss the power school choice has had in Florida for the last few decades, the proposed school [...]

By | 2019-03-27T09:26:25+00:00 March 26th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Patricia Levesque