Begin at Systemic Roots to Reform Law Enforcement

By Dr. Robert McClure June 16, 2020 Our history over the past 240-plus years has been marked by inflection points — crossroads at which we collectively take a sharp turn in a different direction. The Emancipation Proclamation. Pearl Harbor. As a more recent example, around mid-2001 then-Secretary of Defense Donald [...]

By |2020-06-16T19:47:44-04:00June 16th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Begin at Systemic Roots to Reform Law Enforcement

Chelsea Murphy

As part of JMI's 2019 Legislative Session Wrap-Up series of Pundits on the Porch, Sal Nuzzo interviews Chelsea Murphy about criminal justice policy. Chelsea Murphy is the Florida State Director for Right on Crime. Sal and Chelsea discuss the criminal justice policy wins during Florida's 2019 Legislative Session and [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:47:32-04:00July 8th, 2019|Podcast|Comments Off on Chelsea Murphy

Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Florida’s many challenges

Miami Herald By: The Miami Herald Editorial Board June 26, 2019 08:20 AM Democratic presidential candidates have gathered in Miami this week for two debates. As Floridians watch with an eye toward how the candidates will discuss issues important to the Sunshine State, we asked the Herald’s panel of Florida Influencers — [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:48:49-04:00June 26th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Florida’s many challenges

Legislative session brought Florida forward in many ways | Opinion

By: Robert McClure May 14, 2019 The 2019 Legislative session just came to a close, and what a difference a year makes! It has been an eventful six months. Coming off the heels of a 2018 election that saw the Sunshine State buck the “Blue Wave,” Floridians elected Ron DeSantis to [...]

By |2020-06-05T16:19:26-04:00May 15th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Legislative session brought Florida forward in many ways | Opinion

Fixing Florida’s suspended drivers licenses | Commentary

ORLANDO SENTINEL March 13, 2019 By: Sal Nuzzo and Adrian Moore Through Florida’s criminal justice system about 1.7 million drivers licenses were suspended last year — affecting about one out of 10 Florida drivers. It is a common form of punishment and makes sense when used to punish people for [...]

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Mandatory Minimums, Crime, and Drug Abuse: Lessons Learned and Paths Ahead

CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF By Greg Newburn, State Policy Director, FAMM and Sal Nuzzo, Vice President of Policy, James Madison Institute In the 1970s, three states – New York, Michigan, and Florida – adopted mandatory minimum sentencing laws in efforts to deter drug trafficking and crime associated with [...]

By |2020-05-22T12:24:54-04:00February 19th, 2019|Publications|Comments Off on Mandatory Minimums, Crime, and Drug Abuse: Lessons Learned and Paths Ahead

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases 2019 Policy Priorities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 10, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850)386-3131 JMI Releases 2019 Policy Priorities TALLAHASSEE- Today, The James Madison Institute released its 2019 Policy Priorities detailing a robust and visionary set of policy initiatives for the next year that advance the cause of liberty and prosperity. JMI [...]

By |2020-06-08T14:15:26-04:00January 10th, 2019|Statements|Comments Off on STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases 2019 Policy Priorities

Amendment 11 enjoys bipartisan support but faces ‘voter fatigue’ challenge

By John Haughey | Watchdog.org October 26, 2018 With 12 amendments on a ballot crammed with local, state and Congressional elections, Amendment 11 has not garnered much attention and that, supporters say, could cause it to fall short of the 60 percent super-majority needed to encode the measure into the [...]

By |2020-06-08T14:34:28-04:00October 26th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Amendment 11 enjoys bipartisan support but faces ‘voter fatigue’ challenge
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