Bernie Sanders STILL Excuses Totalitarian-Left Dictators, But Voters Won’t Excuse HIM.

By: Dr. Bob McClure The National Pulse March 2, 2020 Senator Bernie Sanders dismisses 70 years of persecution, misery, death, and political authoritarianism in the island nation of Cuba. I was reminded of the old trope which first appeared many years ago in an issue of The New Yorker: “Other than that, how [...]

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Insurance Summit: Genetic testing could lead to lower premiums

By Drew Wilson Florida Politics November 5, 2019 Genetic testing can reveal a wealth of information that can guide health care providers to better diagnoses and treatments for their patients. That same information could help insurance companies write better, and possibly less expensive, life insurance policies. That’s the rub. Most [...]

By |2019-11-06T10:21:37-04:00November 6th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Insurance Summit: Genetic testing could lead to lower premiums

Austin Moser DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT REQUEST THIS SPEAKER REQUEST AN INTERVIEW In his role, Austin is responsible for developing relationships with existing and prospective supporters by sharing JMI’s accomplishments in advancing innovative free-market policies. Austin joins us after spending nearly a decade working in [...]

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Why Republican Governors Are More Popular

By JOHN MCCORMACK August 8, 2019 10:20 AM When the pollster Morning Consult published its latest round of approval ratings for the nation’s 50 governors in July, it revealed a couple of interesting findings: Eight of the ten least popular governors were Democrats, while the ten most popular governors were all [...]

By |2019-09-11T14:36:37-04:00September 11th, 2019|Press, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Republican Governors Are More Popular

How States Give a Green Light to Driverless Cars and What Comes Next

Jennifer Huddleston Word Count: 681 Many states including Florida have cleared a path for driverless cars. In fact, 29 states and the District of Columbia have enacted some kind of legislation related to autonomous vehicles. These state laws vary significantly in what they do and as a result have had [...]

By |2019-05-07T14:10:01-04:00May 8th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How States Give a Green Light to Driverless Cars and What Comes Next

Improve Government Data To Increase Transparency

By Adam A. Millsap and Austin Eovito It’s widely recognized that government transparency is crucial for limiting corruption and maintaining public trust. Florida’s state and local governments are required to record and publish important financial data and the Florida Sunshine Law guarantees citizen’s have access to these data. Unfortunately, the [...]

By |2019-04-18T11:50:06-04:00April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improve Government Data To Increase Transparency

Are States the Appropriate Policy Playground When It Comes to Privacy?

By Jennifer Huddleston Each day headlines seem to tell a new scary story about something that has gone awry in the world of data privacy. In response to the growing number of concerned voices, states from Washington to Mississippi have considered data privacy legislation. Even some cities, such as Chicago, [...]

By |2019-04-10T09:47:09-04:00April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are States the Appropriate Policy Playground When It Comes to Privacy?

JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism About 86 percent of individuals released from prison are likely to re-offend within nine years of their release, with the majority re-offending within the first two years. With more [...]

By |2019-04-08T11:29:33-04:00April 8th, 2019|Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing and Recidivism

Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism

Occupational Licensing and Recidivism in the United States Vittorio Nastasi and Samuel R. Staley DeVoe L. Moore Center, Florida State University Executive Summary This policy study examines the effects of occupational licensing reform on reducing recidivism—the likelihood former prisoners will re-offend and return to prison. Eighty-six percent of released prisoners [...]

By |2019-04-10T09:26:41-04:00April 8th, 2019|Publications, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Bridging the Divide: Licensing and Recidivism