Joint Statement on the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Unanimous Passage of Criminal Justice Reform Package

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 16, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 Joint Statement on the Senate Appropriations Committee’s Unanimous Passage of Criminal Justice Reform TALLAHASSEE- As the conservative coalition for practical criminal justice reform, we applaud Senator Rob Bradley and the Senate Appropriations Committee for unanimously approving a [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases 2020 Policy Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 12, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 TALLAHASSEE- In recent years, Florida policymakers have begun substantive dialogues on topics such as how to positively address the challenges in health care access and provision, beginning to right size the criminal justice system, adapting a 20th [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: New Study Ranks Florida the 2nd Most Economically-Free State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 7, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 New Study Ranks Florida the 2nd Most Economically-Free State TALLAHASSEE- A new report released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think tank, finds that Florida is the 2nd most economically-free state in [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases New Insurance Study

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 5, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases New Insurance Study TALLAHASSEE, FL – Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy at The James Madison Institute, will speak today at the Florida Chamber’s 2019 Insurance Summit and discuss areas of reform needed to ensure the [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Adds New Development Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 1, 2019   CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Adds New Development Director Tallahassee- Today, The James Madison Institute added a new staff member to our team. Austin Moser is now the Director of Development at JMI. In his role, Austin is responsible for developing [...]

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JMI Releases the Fall 2019 Edition of The Journal: “Moving Beyond the Possible”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 25, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 JMI Releases the Fall 2019 Edition of The Journal: “Moving Beyond the Possible” TALLAHASSEE – Florida currently possesses all the right ingredients to become a global innovation hub. The question is, will we? Today, in conjunction with [...]

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2019 Legislative Wrap-up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 The James Madison Institute praises Gov. DeSantis and legislative leaders for passing transformative reforms this session  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - New Governor Ron DeSantis, Senate President Galvano, House Speaker Oliva as well as the rest of the legislative body are [...]

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May 9, 2019 Senator Richard L. Scott 716 Hart Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Senator Scott, We are writing to express our concerns regarding your new proposal, the Transparent Drug Pricing Act, and urge you to withdraw it. As Governor of Florida and a United States Senator you have been [...]

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2019 Sine Die Statement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 6, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 With the passage of an $91.1 billion budget for the Sunshine State, the Florida Legislature concluded the 2019 session and adjourned “sine die” Saturday afternoon. We congratulate Speaker Jose Oliva, President Bill Galvano, and the members of the Florida [...]

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JMI Applauds the Florida Senate for passing more school choice in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JMI Applauds the Florida Senate for passing more school choice in Florida Statement from William Mattox, Director of the J. Stanley Marshall Center for Educational Options at The James Madison Institute Tallahassee- Today the Florida Senate passed a major [...]

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