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 [...]

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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

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 | 2019-03-22T15:39:57+00:00 March 22nd, 2019|Press|Comments Off on E-cigarettes not in the same category as cigarettes

Fixing Florida’s suspended drivers licenses | Commentary

ORLANDO SENTINEL March 13, 2019 By: Sal Nuzzo and Adrian Moore Through Florida’s criminal justice system about 1.7 million drivers licenses were suspended last year — affecting about one out of 10 Florida drivers. It is a common form of punishment and makes sense when used to punish people for [...]

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Florida legislature renews debate over licensing of dental therapists

FLORIDA WATCHDOG March 12, 2019 By: Michael Carroll Florida lawmakers this month will be brushing up on the topic of licensing dental therapists, a classification of mid-level dental professionals who are seen by advocates as part of the solution to reducing dental care shortages in the state. Two state Senate [...]

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JMI Study: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Not Working in Florida

SUNSHINE STATE NEWS February 19, 2019 With Florida facing an opioid crisis, one of the leading think tanks in Florida is calling for reforming mandatory minimum sentences. The James Madison Institute (JMI), a group based out of Tallahassee that supports free market solutions, unveiled a study on Tuesday which finds that mandatory [...]

By | 2019-02-20T15:22:10+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on JMI Study: Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Not Working in Florida

Study: Mandatory minimums cost Florida $100 million as deaths, arrests rise

FLORIDA POLITICS February 20, 2019 By: Jacob Ogles Low-level drug incarcerations required by mandatory minimum sentencing costs Florida more than $100 million annually. That’s according to a study from the James Madison Institute suggesting the tough stance failed in its chief objectives. Report authors Greg Newburn and Sal Nuzzo say lawmakers in the name of fiscal [...]

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Cooperation, not lawsuits, right way forward for Florida on climate | Commentary

ORLANDO SENTINEL February 12, 2019 By: Robert McClure Late last year, a group of crab fishermen on the West Coast filed what is simply the latest in a series of lawsuits orchestrated by trial attorneys that target fossil fuel companies. The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Association believes thirty energy [...]

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Dental care shortage warrants innovative strategy in Florida | Opinion

Tallahassee Democrat Holly Bullard and Sal Nuzzo, Your Turn Published 4:00 a.m. ET Feb. 11, 2019 Florida is in the midst of a dental access crisis. There are too few dentists to go around, especially in rural, hard-to-reach and low-income communities. As a result, oral health suffers. Although dentists have [...]

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