Don’t Be Fooled – The Left Is Gaslighting Again

“The last thing you want to do is to raise taxes in the middle of a recession.” – President Barak Obama, August 5, 2009 Not here. Not in the state proudly dubbed the “Free State of Florida.” It’s a shame to have to point this out, but the United States [...]

By |2022-08-08T12:21:28-04:00August 8th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Don’t Be Fooled – The Left Is Gaslighting Again

Why Your Florida Property Insurance is So High

On July 21, 2022, Florida’s Office of Insurance Regulation sent letters to 17 property insurance companies in the state, downgrading their financial rating – a move that will have extraordinary impacts on the state’s homeowners’ insurance market. Despite the Governor and Legislature coming back for a special session in 2022 [...]

By |2022-07-28T13:01:49-04:00July 28th, 2022|Blog|Comments Off on Why Your Florida Property Insurance is So High

What Florida Gets Right

The state has a very lean government — that’s no accident July 12, 2022 | 9:54 am There’s a saying in Florida: “the further south you go, the more north you get.” Those familiar with the state’s geography know this reflects the reality that most of the southern regions of [...]

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Misguided Antitrust Proposal Handcuffs U.S. Tech Companies and Gives China the Edge | Opinion

As inflation persists and costs of groceries and gas rise, many hardworking taxpayers and business owners who already have tightened their budgets, will be making tough financial decisions for the foreseeable future, unfortunately. But while Floridians are tightening their belts, some U.S. senators are pushing ahead with the American Innovation [...]

By |2022-06-16T13:34:18-04:00June 16th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Misguided Antitrust Proposal Handcuffs U.S. Tech Companies and Gives China the Edge | Opinion

Sustaining season: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

BY VICTOR V. CLAAR JUNE 1, 2022 “Season” is one of the defining features of Southwest Florida. And since the pandemic, Season with a capital S is even bigger. Consider how passenger travel through the Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) rebounded during the pandemic. After falling to an all-time monthly low [...]

By |2022-06-01T13:40:37-04:00June 1st, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Sustaining season: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

Statement Release: JMI Commends Governor and Legislature for Solid First Step in Addressing Property Insurance Crisis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 26, 2022 CONTACT Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 THE JAMES MADISON INSTITUTE STATEMENT ON SPECIAL SESSION ON PROPERTY INSURANCE TALLAHASSEE – The James Madison Institute commends Governor DeSantis and legislators for taking a solid first step in addressing Florida’s property insurance crisis with the passage and signing [...]

By |2022-05-26T22:27:28-04:00May 26th, 2022|Statements|Comments Off on Statement Release: JMI Commends Governor and Legislature for Solid First Step in Addressing Property Insurance Crisis

Nuzzo: DeSantis to Fight Litigation Driving Homeowners Insurance Crisis

By Sal Nuzzo    |   Tuesday, 17 May 2022 05:13 AM With Florida on the cusp of hurricane season, all eyes are on the Sunshine State’s homeowners’ insurance market, which is in a crisis with national implications. As the state continues to welcome 800-plus new residents daily from high-tax big-government states like New York [...]

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Historic advancements in home labor: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

BY VICTOR V. CLAAR MAY 1, 2022 I was born in 1965. Technically that makes me a Gen Xer, but barely. A year earlier and I’d be among the last of the baby boomers. Because I have lived a relatively long life, so far, I can understand what life looked like [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:25:20-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Historic advancements in home labor: Generational perspective on the growth of opportunity

Will DeSantis’s revenge on Disney work?

In the culture war, figuring out how much government is too much government April 22, 2022 | 1:33 pm Written by: Taylor Millard The Walt Disney Company is going to need some special magic following two losses in the Florida state legislature. Florida’s House and Senate passed laws this week [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:25:46-04:00April 27th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on Will DeSantis’s revenge on Disney work?

The Economist: A peninsula that makes waves in policy formation

Florida has a history as a policy laboratory It is best known as the home of “Florida Man”, infamous for oddball residents committing dubious deeds involving alligators and the like. Yet Florida has a record of creating policies that catch on elsewhere. An early example came in 1889, when it [...]

By |2022-06-02T11:26:53-04:00April 4th, 2022|Press|Comments Off on The Economist: A peninsula that makes waves in policy formation
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