Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

We should debate enthusiastically and disagree vigorously. Welcome to January 2020 — the start of another 60-day Legislative Session and the commencement of what I fully expect to be the single wildest presidential election cycle of my lifetime (and I’ve been around for a lot of them). As policymakers from [...]

By | 2020-01-16T12:20:46-04:00 January 14th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

Reflecting on Conservatism at the End of the Decade

By Robert McClure Wednesday, 18 December 2019 04:15 PM We are fast approaching a new year, a new decade, and a new election cycle. Like many of you, I did the Facebook 10-year photo challenge and marveled at the visible changes in myself, my family, my home state, and indeed my [...]

By | 2019-12-19T11:51:13-04:00 December 19th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Reflecting on Conservatism at the End of the Decade

NBA, Nike Should Be Defending Liberty for Hong Kong

By Robert McClure Tuesday, 12 November 2019 05:55 PM As violence worsens (seemingly every day) in Hong Kong, finding answers becomes more abysmal for the NBA. Early into this year's preseason, Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey tweeted out support for protesters in Hong Kong. Following the tweet — which was [...]

By | 2019-11-13T11:15:46-04:00 November 13th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on NBA, Nike Should Be Defending Liberty for Hong Kong

JMI Releases Study Looking at Insurance Reform in Florida

By FLORIDA DAILY  11.06.19 The James Madison Institute (JMI), based out of Tallahassee, released a report on insurance this week, calling for some reforms to “ensure the long-term health and stability of Florida’s insurance market." On Tuesday, JMI released “Finding the Right Lane: Next Steps for Florida in Practical Insurance Reform” from Christian [...]

By | 2019-11-07T12:54:44-04:00 November 7th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on JMI Releases Study Looking at Insurance Reform in Florida

Impeachment Needs a Replay Booth

An acquittal should allow a president to run for a third term. By William Mattox Oct. 23, 2019 7:08 pm ET I know impeachment is supposed to be an extremely weighty matter that demands every citizen’s attention, but part of me would like the never-ending histrionics to go away so [...]

By | 2019-10-24T15:59:42-04:00 October 24th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Impeachment Needs a Replay Booth

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 | 2019-10-22T11:07:37-04:00 October 22nd, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Why price controls harm health care

Florida’s Reform Momentum

For policy consequences, the most important election in 2018 might have been Florida’s contest for Governor. Now we’re seeing the results, as Republican Ron DeSantis expands school vouchers and has already remade the state Supreme Court. With little fanfare this autumn, another 18,000 young Floridians joined the ranks of Americans [...]

By | 2019-10-21T09:32:30-04:00 October 21st, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Florida’s Reform Momentum

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

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