STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Releases New Report Examining Gas Taxes in Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Gas Taxes in Florida Florida’s road network depends heavily on per-gallon taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel. Unfortunately, this funding system is threatened with a long-term decline in revenue. The reason is that [...]

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“The Road Ahead: Why Florida Should Shift from Per-Gallon Gas Taxes to Per-Mile Charges- and How to Do It”

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PDF By Robert Poole Introduction Florida’s road network depends heavily on per-gallon taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel. The gas tax was invented in Oregon in 1919, and within a decade it was adopted by all of the then-48 states. Nearly all states dedicated [...]

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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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Florida Ambulances Need Flexibility to Serve Consumers Both Now and After the Pandemic

By Anastasia Boden and Sal Nuzzo As Florida re-opens the economy, no one knows quite what to expect. But one thing that’s clear is that medical providers must be ready to respond to whatever comes — and quickly. Unfortunately, the state’s certificate of need laws stand in the way. Just [...]

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In Coronavirus crisis lessons for recovery from the Gulf Coast’s Deepwater Horizon Disaster

May 15, 2020 By: Dr. Bob McClure Last month a ten-year anniversary passed with little notice. On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil platform suffered an explosion that resulted in the largest marine oil spill in history. Over the next several weeks, close to five million barrels (approximately [...]

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