On Corrections- Consider All Approaches, Including Private Options

By Sal Nuzzo For several years, JMI has engaged in criminal justice policy, advocating for reforms that seek to protect public safety and properly steward taxpayer dollars. One simple but overlooked statistic is more than 90 percent of incarcerated individuals will eventually be released. Whether we accept it or not, [...]

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Statement from The James Madison Institute on Passage of Occupational Licensing Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 Statement from The James Madison Institute on Passage of Occupational Licensing Reform For several years, JMI has worked tirelessly alongside many stakeholders to help shed light on occupational licensing policy – an area in which our regulatory environment [...]

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Statement from The James Madison Institute on the passage of free market healthcare reform:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 Statement from The James Madison Institute on the passage of free market healthcare reform: This week, the Florida Legislature and Governor Ron DeSantis took commendable steps to addressing healthcare access for all Floridians. We applaud Governor Ron DeSantis, both the [...]

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JMI Releases New Report Examining Practitioner Shortages in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Practitioner Shortages in Florida In Florida, there is an impending shortage of healthcare practitioners. It’s estimated that Florida already needs an additional 1,636 primary care physicians to address existing shortages. This shortage is [...]

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JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing Regulations Access to gainful employment is essential to the economic success of Floridians and their families. For 25 percent of workers in over 300 professions and occupations, the state of Florida [...]

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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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