State Think Tank Backs Fort Lauderdale’s Climate Change Decision

By Sarah Downey | Jul 29, 2019 TALLAHASSEE -- A Florida public policy organization supports the recent decision by Fort Lauderdale city officials to forgo involvement in climate change litigation. Sal Nuzzo, vice president of policy at the James Madison Institute in Tallahassee, said it’s the right choice for taxpayers. [...]

By | 2019-07-31T15:04:11-04:00 July 30th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on State Think Tank Backs Fort Lauderdale’s Climate Change Decision

White House Event Shows Conservative Values Best for the Environment

Often, conservatives are unfairly criticized for not putting “sufficient” emphasis on expressed plans for environmental preservation. It is a widely held (but inaccurate) belief that conservative policy puts profit motives above the stewardship of our environment. And while it may help to rile up the liberal base, the reality on [...]

By | 2019-07-12T16:05:08-04:00 July 12th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on White House Event Shows Conservative Values Best for the Environment

Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Florida’s many challenges

Miami Herald By: The Miami Herald Editorial Board June 26, 2019 08:20 AM Democratic presidential candidates have gathered in Miami this week for two debates. As Floridians watch with an eye toward how the candidates will discuss issues important to the Sunshine State, we asked the Herald’s panel of Florida Influencers — [...]

By | 2019-07-01T10:17:16-04:00 June 26th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Florida’s many challenges

John Adams, Ronald Sullivan point out sad irony at Harvard | Opinion

Tallahassee Democrat By: Robert McClure June 24, 2019 One of my favorite shows of all time is HBO's "John Adams." It took less memorable pieces of American history and presented their human aspects. We got a glimpse into the emotions, family dynamics and overwhelming frustrations of the colonists on the cusp of declaring independence. [...]

By | 2019-06-25T09:53:49-04:00 June 25th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on John Adams, Ronald Sullivan point out sad irony at Harvard | Opinion

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 | 2019-06-24T11:07:37-04:00 June 24th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Occupational licensing reform could help keep ex-offenders out of prison | Opinion

Was the Florida mission to Israel kosher? Yes and no, Influencers say

Miami Herald By: Samantha Grossi June 17, 2019 09:32 AM When it was announced that Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida’s other top elected officials and nearly 100 top-tier lobbyists, business executives and academics were planning a historic trip to Israel in late May, the fuzzy details and lack of clarity [...]

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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 [...]

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From John Adams to Ronald Sullivan, how far Harvard has fallen

by J. Robert McClure III June 07, 2019 10:48 AM One of my favorite shows of all time was HBO's miniseries on the life of John Adams. I remember watching it more than 10 years ago when it first came out. It took pieces of American history that may not [...]

By | 2019-06-10T16:02:05-04:00 June 10th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on From John Adams to Ronald Sullivan, how far Harvard has fallen

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 | 2019-06-06T12:44:16-04:00 June 6th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Column: Florida progressing as a tech hub

Social Media: Publisher, Public Forum, or Something Else?

By: Camille Vazquez June 4, 2019 On February 11, 2019 Meghan Murphy filed suit against Twitter Inc. and Twitter International Company after the social media platform permanently banned her account. Twitter has alleged that Murphy “misgender[ed] another user” and engaged in other hateful speech that violated their Hateful Conduct Policy. [...]

By | 2019-06-04T12:11:45-04:00 June 4th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Social Media: Publisher, Public Forum, or Something Else?