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Curing the Physician Shortage: State-Level Prescriptions for a National Problem

By Vitorio Nastasi, Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation; Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute And Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy I. Introduction In Florida, and across the country, there is an impending shortage of physicians. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), a growing, aging population is expected [...]

By |2020-05-22T12:01:16-04:00February 26th, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on Curing the Physician Shortage: State-Level Prescriptions for a National Problem

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 |2020-05-18T13:00:38-04:00October 7th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Point of View: Florida task force makes good start in tackling blue-green algae

Occupational licensing reform could help keep ex-offenders out of prison | Opinion

Tallahassee Democrat By: Vittorio Nastasi June 22, 2019 The criminal justice system in the United States is often described as a revolving door –– with good cause. According to a report from the Florida Department of Corrections, more than 60 percent of prisoners released in Florida are re-arrested within three years [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:02:42-04:00June 24th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Occupational licensing reform could help keep ex-offenders out of prison | Opinion

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 |2020-05-22T12:18:31-04:00April 8th, 2019|Publications, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

Florida needs more housing but government often gets in the way | Opinion

TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT January 15, 2019 By: Vittorio Nastasi and Adam A. Millsap Florida is the third most populous state in the country and has no problem attracting new residents: From 2010 to 2016, 114,744 new households moved to Florida each year. Unfortunately, only 57,952 housing units were added each year. This [...]

By |2020-05-18T13:10:15-04:00January 16th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Florida needs more housing but government often gets in the way | Opinion