New JMI Report Analyzes Florida’s Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 19, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 New JMI Report Analyzes Florida’s Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws TALLAHASSEE- Florida spends more than $100 million annually incarcerating low-level drug offenders serving mandatory minimums. A new study authored by Greg Newburn, State Policy Director of FAMM and Sal [...]

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New JMI Report Urges Dental Workforce Reform to Expand Care and Patient Access for Millions of Floridians

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 23, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 New JMI Report Urges Dental Workforce Reform to Expand Care and Patient Access for Millions of Floridians TALLAHASSEE – Florida faces a growing shortage of dental care over the next decade, a challenge that will only worsen [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Announces Launch of New Policy Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131   JMI Announces Launch of New Policy Center TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Broadening both reach and expertise, The James Madison Institute announced the launch of a new policy center, JMI’s Center for Technology and Telecommunications. The policy center – [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases 2019 Policy Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases 2019 Policy Priorities TALLAHASSEE- Today, The James Madison Institute released its 2019 Policy Priorities detailing a robust and visionary set of policy initiatives for the next year that advance the cause of liberty and prosperity. JMI [...]

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JMI Releases Study Examining the Effect of Local Impact Fees and Land-use Regulations on the Cost of Housing in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 3, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases Study Examining the Effect of Local Impact Fees and Land-use Regulations on the Cost of Housing in Florida TALLAHASSEE- Today, The James Madison Institute released a new policy study that analyzes the effects that impact fees [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases New Insurance Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 28, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases New Insurance Study TALLAHASSEE, FL – Dr. Robert McClure, President and CEO of The James Madison Institute, will speak today at the Florida Chamber’s 2018 Insurance Summit and discuss areas of reform needed to ensure the [...]

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JMI Releases Driver’s License Suspension Reform Paper

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 15, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases Driver’s License Suspension Reform Paper TALLAHASSEE- Today, The James Madison Institute and Reason Foundation released a joint study that analyzes the economic effects of punitive license suspension in Florida. The study finds that a majority of [...]

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JMI’s Statement on the 2018 Florida Election Results

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org Commenting on the 2018 Florida Election, The James Madison Institute's President and CEO Dr. Robert McClure said the following: The James Madison Institute congratulates Governor-elect Ron DeSantis for becoming Florida’s next Governor, and congratulations go out as well to [...]

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Statewide Poll on Bail Reform Shows Florida Voters Are Ready to Improve Pretrial Justice

For Immediate Release: October 16, 2018 Contact: Ben Schaefer, media contact for Pretrial Justice Institute 646-200-5284, ben.schaefer@berlinrosen.com Logan Padgett, media contact for James Madison Institute 850-386-3131, lpadgett@jamesmadison.org Statewide Poll on Bail Reform Shows Florida Voters Are Ready to Improve Pretrial Justice Results announced by the Pretrial Justice Institute and the [...]

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STATEMENT: JMI Releases Analysis of Florida Governor Candidates’ Economic Platforms

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 JMI Releases Analysis of Florida Governor Candidates’ Economic Platforms TALLAHASSEE – The 2018 election is arguably the most pivotal election in Florida’s history. It is within this context that The James Madison Institute has partnered with two [...]

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