Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

By: Jennifer Huddleston Transportation is on the verge of its biggest renaissance in almost a century. From dockless scooters and autonomous vehicles to “flying taxis” and supersonic air travel, technology is rapidly changing the way we get from point A to point B in the 21st Century. In many of these [...]

By | 2019-02-20T11:30:13+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

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 [...]

By | 2019-02-18T14:14:14+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on New JMI Report Analyzes Florida’s Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws

Rural Broadband Access in Florida

By Vittorio Nastasi and Brooks Davis Florida is a rapidly growing state in both population and economic activity. With a population over 21 million, it is the third largest state and has the fourth largest economy in the nation. As that growth continues to work its way some areas have [...]

By | 2019-02-11T12:16:58+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rural Broadband Access in Florida

The Assimilation of Telemedicine

By: Brooks Davis According to a recent article in U.S. news, a telemedicine company named Teladoc, which provides routine examinations is saving insurance providers $472 on average per call. This trend is a counter to a fact most of us are acutely aware of – that the trajectory of healthcare [...]

By | 2019-02-11T12:20:23+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Assimilation of Telemedicine

Welcome to Minority Report

By: Sal Nuzzo In 2002, I went with friends to see the latest Tom Cruise movie to be released – the science fiction film Minority Report. Having been a Steven Spielberg fan all my life (Jaws kept me out of the ocean for most of my youth), I can remember [...]

By | 2019-01-22T17:31:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome to Minority Report

Roadmap to Reform

Click here to read the full PDF. Roadmap to Reform By Christian Cámara, Senior Fellow, The James Madison Institute INTRODUCTION Florida’s unique geographic position has been its greatest blessing, and simultaneously somewhat of a curse. Its sunshine and temperate climate has made it a destination for tourists and settlers alike, [...]

By | 2018-11-27T17:37:12+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Publications, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Roadmap to Reform

Florida’s Changing Electorate: More Racially/Ethnically and Age Diverse

Florida's Changing Electorate: More Racially/Ethnically and Age Diverse By Susan A. MacManus, USF Distinguished University Professor Emerita It is often said that Florida’s politics have largely been “imported.” There is some truth to that statement. Two-thirds of Floridians were not born in the Sunshine State. One in five was [...]

By | 2018-09-28T15:45:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida’s Changing Electorate: More Racially/Ethnically and Age Diverse

Kavanaugh Will Check Presidential Power — Shouldn’t Dems Welcome That?

By: Dr. Bob McClure September 5, 2018 As this week’s confirmation hearings begin for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, I would like to offer my good friends on the Left who so adamantly oppose Judge Kavanaugh’s nomination for the Supreme Court a bit of wisdom that they may wish to keep in [...]

By | 2018-09-18T13:31:08+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Kavanaugh Will Check Presidential Power — Shouldn’t Dems Welcome That?

Florida Ranks #1 in Overall Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 22, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 Florida Ranks #1 in Overall Freedom Today, the CATO Institute, one the world’s leading think tanks, released its annual Economic Freedom of the States report, honoring the Sunshine State as number one in overall freedom. In addition, Florida ranked [...]

By | 2018-09-18T13:34:44+00:00 August 21st, 2018|Statements, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Florida Ranks #1 in Overall Freedom

The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Workers’ Rights in Janus v. AFSCME

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 lpadgett@jamesmadison.org The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Workers' Rights in Janus v. AFSCME Today, The James Madison Institute congratulates and thanks the Supreme Court of the United States in its ruling in Janus v. AFSCME. This ruling, that public employees [...]

By | 2018-09-18T14:02:15+00:00 June 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Workers’ Rights in Janus v. AFSCME