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Florida’s Pioneering Medical Reforms

Other states should repeal rules they’ve temporarily relaxed to deal with the coronavirus epidemic. By Sal Nuzzo and Vittorio Nastasi March 31, 2020 6:47 pm ET The Covid-19 epidemic is putting new strains on the U.S. health-care system. Many states are struggling with shortages of ventilators and personal protective equipment. [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:52:11-04:00April 1st, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Florida’s Pioneering Medical Reforms

Make Certain All Patients Can Access Necessary Medications

by Sal Nuzzo and William Smith | Mar 30, 2020 In the wake of attempts to curb the spread of COVID-19, it’s vital to take every opportunity to examine the impact of healthcare policies on our state’s elderly population. As the virus’ impacts are most concerning in older individuals, the fact that more [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:52:44-04:00March 31st, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Make Certain All Patients Can Access Necessary Medications

More prison time doesn’t deter more crime

By Sal Nuzzo and Adrian Moore Posted Mar 8, 2020 at 12:08 AM Guest column: Florida Sheriffs report erroneously argues against major criminal justice reforms. A Florida Sheriffs Association recent report highlights their opposition to almost all criminal justice reform, and specifically they oppose changes to Florida’s “Truth in Sentencing” requirement that prisoners serve 85 [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:53:46-04:00March 10th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on More prison time doesn’t deter more crime

Florida’s occupational licenses encourage poverty | Opinion

Work is better than welfare, yet Florida continues to make it difficult for those at the bottom of the economic ladder to work their way out of poverty. In particular, onerous occupational licensing requirements block many poor Floridians from getting their first job or starting a small business. An occupational license [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:41:56-04:00February 5th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Florida’s occupational licenses encourage poverty | Opinion

Why price controls harm health care

U.S. Senate legislation aims to prevent surprise bills but actually would hurt doctors and patients, a James Madison Institute policy expert writes. By Sal Nuzzo October 21, 2019 In health care, the Latin phrase “primum non nocere” is the ultimate commandment. Loosely translated as “first, do no harm,” it’s the most [...]

By |2020-05-18T12:59:47-04:00October 22nd, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Why price controls harm health care

On Drug Availability, Let Humanity Prevail – Not Bureaucrats

The Capitolist By Sal Nuzzo June 11, 2019 We need to talk about the cost of drugs – who influences prices, and who truly pays the price. Imagine this awful scenario: Your child and your spouse each needs a life-saving drug. The decision over whether that drug is provided rests [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:03:05-04:00June 11th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on On Drug Availability, Let Humanity Prevail – Not Bureaucrats

Column: Florida progressing as a tech hub

Legislation allowing a fully automated vehicle to operate without a human operator and accommodating a 5G network are just some examples. By CAMILLE VAZQUEZ and SAL NUZZO Special to the Tampa Bay Times The City of Tampa made international news last month, and in a great way. Starsky Robotics conducted [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:48:22-04:00June 6th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Column: Florida progressing as a tech hub

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 |2020-05-18T13:04:08-04:00April 5th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on To Lower Prescription Drug Costs, It’s Time to Focus on Pharmacy Benefit Managers

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 [...]

By |2020-05-22T12:20:59-04:00March 27th, 2019|Publications|Comments Off on Innovation and Regulation in Florida: A Framework for Permissionless Innovation

E-cigarettes not in the same category as cigarettes

By: Sal Nuzzo and Guy Bentley March 22, 2019- 6:00am Some Florida lawmakers are proposing to define all e-cigarettes as tobacco products. This proposal not only contributes to the already widespread misunderstanding of the risks and benefits of e-cigarettes, but it also could serve as a stepping stone to a [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:04:28-04:00March 22nd, 2019|Press|Comments Off on E-cigarettes not in the same category as cigarettes