Washington Examiner: Once Deep Blue, Miami-Dade Shows the Way

November 18, 2022 As the dust settles on the midterm elections, attention turns to the next two years of President Joe Biden’s agenda, the 2024 Presidential race (#TooSoon), and the dynamic in Congress. But among the results, a single county in Florida delivers a glimmer of what could become a [...]

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National Review: Florida’s Lessons for Conservatives

November 16, 2022 Last Tuesday’s election results started as a mirage for the GOP — returns began to come in for Florida that showed Governor Ron DeSantis and Senator Marco Rubio delivering what could only be described as beatdowns to their Democratic opponents. At that point, political junkies were fooled into [...]

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Lakeland Ledger: Broadband Is Key to Rural Prosperity

November 21, 2022 A consensus has emerged that zip code determines economic prosperity and educational attainment. The theory goes that those in urban centers and closest to jobs and schools are most likely to prosper while those in rural communities are left behind in an unbreakable cycle of poverty. Thankfully, [...]

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Tallahassee Democrat: Wakulla County Should Reconsider Residential Impact Fees

November 15, 2022 Wakulla County, Florida, has recently welcomed more than 4,100 new residents between 2010 and 2021, a 14% increase in the county’s population. New residential development provides an opportunity for economic growth. But costs are also associated with extending utilities and other services to new residents. Well-designed impact [...]

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Orlando Sentinel: Private Sector Can Help Federal Government Bridge the Digital Divide

November 16, 2022 Recently, some of the state and country’s top innovation policy minds gathered in Miami to reflect on how Florida can continue to lead the future at the James Madison Institute’s Tech and Innovation Summit. Inevitably, and appropriately, these conversations always include a focus on broadband access and [...]

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Wall Street Journal: How DeSantis Helped Turn the House Republican

November 16, 2022 Republicans owe their razor-thin House majority to a decision Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis made earlier this year that largely escaped notice outside the Sunshine State. In January, Mr. DeSantis proposed a redistricting map that initially upset some members of both parties in the Florida Legislature. Republicans feared the map [...]

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The Future Is on Today’s Ballot. Kind Of.

Derek Robertson November 8, 2022 Elections, you might have heard, have consequences. Today’s midterms obviously matter for hot-button issues like abortion, elections in their own right, and crypto, as my colleague Ben Schreckinger reported yesterday. Tech companies have plenty of interests, like privacy and antitrust, that could pivot with a change in Congress. [...]

By |2022-11-18T11:16:30-04:00November 8th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on The Future Is on Today’s Ballot. Kind Of.

Statehood Issue Adds Intensity to Puerto Ricans’ Vote | Commentary

Former U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen November 5, 2022 When you work in politics, you find out really early that the most important question you have to answer is what is a person’s “voting intensity” issue? You don’t get elected to Congress, or stay there very long, if you don’t figure [...]

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Technology’s Massive Economic Contributions in Florida

Edward Longe November 4, 2022 It’s a cliche, but lawmakers shouldn’t cut off their noses to spite their faces. Over the past two years, Democratic and Republican lawmakers in both Washington and Tallahassee have viewed large technology companies (traditionally Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, Meta, and Twitter), with increased hostility. In many [...]

By |2022-11-04T12:06:06-04:00November 4th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Technology’s Massive Economic Contributions in Florida

The Big Payoff in Providing Benefits Beyond Money

Victor V. Claar November 1, 2022 Paychecks are great. Really great. And raises are even better, especially in inflationary times. But are monetary benefits like wages and salaries, or fringe benefits like medical insurance and paid vacation, the only things that can contribute to the experience team members have by [...]

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