Guest opinion: The self-fulfilling prophecy of shortages

By Victor V. Claar May 13, 2021 On Monday evening, May 10, I bought gas as usual at Sam’s Club in Naples. I bought it because I needed it. The lines were about the same as they normally are at Sam’s that time of day, and I paid less than [...]

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Florida lawmakers urged to take go-slow approach to taxing online sales

By Michael Carroll February 18, 2021 Moving too hastily on legislation to tax goods sold online by out-of-state merchants could lead to more civil litigation and burdensome rules, public policy experts said in a warning to Florida lawmakers. A new report published by the Tallahassee-based James Madison Institute and the [...]

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COVID-19 Pandemic Reveals the Need for Nursing Home and Certificate of Need Law Reforms

By Adrian Moore and Vittorio Nastasi February 1, 2021 Nursing home residents have been among the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. According to data from the COVID Tracking Project, nursing home residents account for 38 percent of COVID-19 fatalities nationwide despite only making-up less than 1 percent of the population. [...]

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The New York Times Was Right the First Time: “The Right Minimum Wage: $0.00”

When I was an undergraduate in the late 1980s, the economics of the minimum wage was settled—in economics and elsewhere. The New York Times editorial board published its daily opinion on January 14, 1987 with this headline: “The Right Minimum Wage: $0.00.” The Times devoted its editorial that day to the minimum wage because [...]

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Conservative perspectives on advancing the health insurance agenda in the Biden era

It’s hard to believe, but only five years ago Republicans controlled all three government branches and were widely expected to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA). So much change makes it difficult to take everything in, much less understand where policies important to health insurance executives can be advanced. Predictions [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: James Madison Institute Releases New Report With National Taxpayers Union Foundation On Remote Sales Tax Collection Policy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 12, 2021 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE RELEASES NEW REPORT WITH NATIONAL TAXPAYERS UNION FOUNDATION ON REMOTE SALES TAX COLLECTION POLICY TALLAHASSEE – A new report by The James Madison Institute in partnership with the National Taxpayers Union Foundation entitled “On Wayfair, Tread [...]

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On Wayfair, Tread Lightly

Florida Should Not Repeat the Other States' Mistakes on Remote Sales Tax Legislation By: Andrew Moylan Executive Vice President, National Taxpayers Union Foundation; Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute Andrew Wilford Policy Analyst, National Taxpayers Union Foundation; Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute Click here to read the full PDF [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: New JMI Report Calls For Market-Based Reform To Improve Nursing Home Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 5, 2021 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 NEW JMI REPORT CALLS FOR MARKET-BASED REFORM TO IMPROVE NURSING HOME CARE TALLAHASSEE – A new report by The James Madison Institute’s Center for Economic Prosperity entitled “Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care” outlines [...]

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Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care

By: Vitorio Nastasi, Policy Analyst, Reason Foundation; Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute Click here to read the full PDF of “Protecting Florida’s Most Vulnerable: Market-Based Reform to Improve Nursing Home Care”  1. Introduction  The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted significant shortcomings in our healthcare system and, perhaps most particularly, in [...]

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2021 Policy Priorities

Click here to read the 2021 Policy Priorities PDF.  2021 JMI Policy Priorities Back on Track It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to suggest that “nobody saw 2020 coming.” In a year in which the impeachment of the President of the United States (in an election year) was not even in [...]

By |2020-12-02T12:04:27-04:00December 7th, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on 2021 Policy Priorities
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