2018 Policy Priorities of The James Madison Institute

(download pdf) President's Message Over the past year, there has been no lack of debate, contention, or drama emanating from the corridors of Washington, D.C. Whether it was the high stakes effort to assure the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, the tumultuous day-to-day of the Trump White House, [...]

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Sachs Media Group Named Agency of Record for The James Madison Institute

Sachs Media Group, Florida’s dominant public affairs communications firm, has been named Agency of Record forThe James Madison Institute (JMI),Florida’s premier free-market think tank. The Sachs firm’s work will be targeted to elevate JMI’s profile in Florida and nationally by providing public affairs, public relations, digital media, targeted advertising, and [...]

By |2018-05-23T09:11:56-04:00June 8th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Sachs Media Group Named Agency of Record for The James Madison Institute

2017 Spring Journal

Read The Journal No doubt, over the past 20 years, the definition of what it means to be a conservative has evolved significantly with respect to the issue of criminal justice policy and the conservative movement’s approach to individuals who have been accused, tried, and adjudicated of crimes. As [...]

By |2018-05-25T13:34:56-04:00March 13th, 2017|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on 2017 Spring Journal

2017 Policy Priorities of The James Madison Institute

Dr. Robert McClure ​President and CEO In the aftermath of the 2016 election, it has helped me tremendously to recall my baptism in the movement I have made my passion. In the summer of 1976, I was 11 years old and vacationing with my family. My father, mother, sisters, [...]

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2016 Fall Journal: Election 2016 with Amendment Guide

Read The Journal An old Chinese proverb attributed to Confucius says, “May you live in interesting times.” While I would not seek to compare the warring Chinese dynasties of pre-biblical times to today, I have found myself at times this year thinking over that proverb and asking for a [...]

By |2018-05-25T14:36:50-04:00September 28th, 2016|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on 2016 Fall Journal: Election 2016 with Amendment Guide

Preserve Freedom of Contracts

The State of Florida and many of its local governments have provided millions of dollars in incentives for businesses to locate, remain, and/or expand in this state. The goal has been to boost the economy, expand the tax base, and reduce poverty by fostering the creation of good job opportunities [...]

By |2018-05-30T11:04:19-04:00December 2nd, 2015|Issue Commentary, Publications|Comments Off on Preserve Freedom of Contracts

Federal VAT Would be Bad for Florida

One idea circulating through the Capitol is the implementation of a national value-added tax, or VAT. This truly harmful tax would have a significant negative impact on all states, but the pain would be even greater for places like Florida. With the federal debt now topping $14 trillion – almost [...]

By |2018-05-30T11:04:31-04:00December 2nd, 2015|Issue Commentary, Publications|Comments Off on Federal VAT Would be Bad for Florida

Apply for the JMI Leaders Fellowship Today!

Due to high interest, we are extending the application acceptance date to August 14, 2015. The JMI Leaders Fellowship is a yearlong program designed for the purpose of encouraging and promoting the growth, development, knowledge, and networks of under-40-year-old professionals in the state of Florida There are six locations for [...]

By |2020-06-09T11:17:05-04:00June 29th, 2015|Statements|Comments Off on Apply for the JMI Leaders Fellowship Today!
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