STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Governor DeSantis for Signing Occpational Licensing Reform Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 Statement by Sal Nuzzo on Governor DeSantis signing major occupational licensing reform bill:  With the signing of major occupational licensing reform legislation, Governor Ron DeSantis takes a bold step to advance the prosperity of Floridians seeking to start a career, advance [...]

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In the next crisis, let’s use the scalpel instead of the chainsaw

By: Dr. Bob McClure June 02, 2020 In politics, perception is reality. But not in policy. Policy has real-life effects on real people — people we work with and interact with, our friends and family, and even people we never have the privilege to meet. Whether we are looking at [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: Re-Open Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 Statement from The James Madison Institute on the Re-Open Florida Task Force Last week, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the creation of the Re-Open Florida Task Force, and we are honored that JMI Board Member Joe York is a part [...]

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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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‘School choice’ is dividing Florida Democrats along racial lines. Could it help Donald Trump?

By Steve Contorno and Emily L. Mahoney   As he seeks reelection, President Donald Trump is making a direct appeal to black voters like Chikara Parks. After her four kids experienced bullying and other problems at their south St. Petersburg school, Parks moved each one into private Christian academies. She travels the state, [...]

By |2020-05-28T15:04:39-04:00February 13th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on ‘School choice’ is dividing Florida Democrats along racial lines. Could it help Donald Trump?

Trump’s Plea to Black Voters Shows Find-a-Few Strategy

By Mario Parker February 6, 2020, 4:00 AM EST   President Donald Trump is ramping up his appeals to African Americans, including a State of the Union speech on Tuesday that illustrated his campaign’s effort to lure enough black voters from the Democratic Party to secure his re-election. During his [...]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Government Efficiency Task Force

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointments of Sal Nuzzo, Tarren Bragdon, Jonathan Satter, Keith Wold and Ed Moore to the Government Efficiency Task Force. Sal Nuzzo Nuzzo, of Tallahassee, is the vice president of policy and the director of the Center for Economic Prosperity at the James [...]

By |2020-06-03T16:32:20-04:00September 11th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Five to the Government Efficiency Task Force

Was the Florida mission to Israel kosher? Yes and no, Influencers say

Miami Herald By: Samantha Grossi June 17, 2019 09:32 AM When it was announced that Gov. Ron DeSantis and Florida’s other top elected officials and nearly 100 top-tier lobbyists, business executives and academics were planning a historic trip to Israel in late May, the fuzzy details and lack of clarity [...]

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JMI Applauds Governor Ron DeSantis for Promoting Free Speech on College Campuses

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 15, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JMI Applauds Governor Ron DeSantis for Promoting Free Speech on College Campuses Statement by The James Madison Institute President and CEO, Dr. J. Robert McClure Tallahassee- Today, Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference to announce the support and [...]

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