Commentary: Trump supporters must dissuade him from firing Mueller

For all the distraction and damage it is causing, “Russiagate” has had one invigorating side effect — Americans are reading and debating the Constitution again. What would the Founding Fathers say about our situation? How would they adjudicate a showdown in which President Donald Trump sacks special counsel Robert [...]

By | 2018-07-12T14:48:01+00:00 July 11th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Commentary: Trump supporters must dissuade him from firing Mueller

Dr. Bob McClure on WCTV’s The Usual Suspects

"The Usual Suspects," airing in 38 counties, has become one of North Florida’s and South Georgia’s premier political talk shows. Interviewing prominent government officials and significant personalities in the political arena, "The Usual Suspects" uses traditional talk show methods combined with new innovative topics that provides a fresh look [...]

By | 2018-07-09T14:20:25+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Dr. Bob McClure on WCTV’s The Usual Suspects

Will U.S. Supreme Court’s Union Ruling Have Any Impact In Florida?

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling may have dealt a major blow to labor unions across the country. But, does it have any impact in Florida? Listen Florida is what’s called a “right to work” state. That means employees cannot be forced to join or contribute money to any union [...]

By | 2018-07-02T09:49:10+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Will U.S. Supreme Court’s Union Ruling Have Any Impact In Florida?

James Madison Institute CEO calls Janus ‘win for free speech’

TALLAHASSEE — James Madison Institute CEO and President Bob McClure says the Janus decision is a win for free speech. "It's a very significant decision for public employees and for public employee unions," McClure said in an interview with The Florida Record. "The Supreme Court gave clear consent that [...]

By | 2018-07-02T10:01:57+00:00 June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on James Madison Institute CEO calls Janus ‘win for free speech’

Erika Donalds

On this episode of "Pundits on the Porch," hosts Bob McClure and Sal Nuzzo talk with Collier County School Board member and Constitution Revision Commissioner, Erika Donalds. McClure, Nuzzo, and Donalds talk about the process to get amendments on the Florida ballot, what exactly the Constitution Revision Commission is, [...]

By | 2018-06-06T10:46:32+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Podcast|Comments Off on Erika Donalds

JMI’s President and CEO, Dr. Bob McClure, Named to Panel of 50 Influential Floridians

In this important election year, the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and Bradenton Herald want to drive a discussion on the important issues facing the Sunshine State. We've assembled a panel of 50 influential Floridians who will offer their views through the November elections. Meet our Influencers here and [...]

By | 2018-06-11T13:52:03+00:00 June 4th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on JMI’s President and CEO, Dr. Bob McClure, Named to Panel of 50 Influential Floridians

Trump Supporters Must Dissuade Him From Firing Mueller

For all the distraction and damage it is causing, “Russiagate” has had one invigorating side effect — Americans are reading and debating the Constitution once again. What would the Founding Fathers say about our situation? How would they adjudicate a showdown in which President Donald J. Trump sacks Special [...]

By | 2018-05-31T16:42:34+00:00 May 31st, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on Trump Supporters Must Dissuade Him From Firing Mueller

Opinion: ‘Right-to-work’ really does work

Once upon a time, workers in the United States were served by a necessary and positively transformative feature of society – collective bargaining. In times long past, pay and working conditions were so poor that union efforts were warranted in the push for greater economic prosperity for all. Those times, [...]

By | 2018-05-30T12:49:08+00:00 April 1st, 2018|Opinion, Press|Comments Off on Opinion: ‘Right-to-work’ really does work

Takeaways from Tallahassee

... Free-market solutions for Florida? Florida’s known for its competitive business environment — but according to liberty-minded thought leaders, there’s still work to be done. A new policy brief from Florida’s premier free-market think tank, The James Madison Institute, suggests two major reforms for the Legislature to consider that could [...]

By | 2018-05-21T16:15:30+00:00 March 31st, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Takeaways from Tallahassee

States Move To Give Public Workers Greater Freedom, Choice

Across the United States, the next wave of workplace freedom is being sparked. Several states, led by liberty-minded governors and legislatures, are providing new and groundbreaking opportunities for public-sector employees to have more choice on who represents them in the workplace. And while even the highest court in the land [...]

By | 2018-05-21T16:15:57+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on States Move To Give Public Workers Greater Freedom, Choice