2018 Legislative Summary

(pdf download) Statement on the 2018 Legislative Session from JMI’s President and CEO “The 2018 Florida Legislative Session was an important session for Florida’s future. The policy team at The James Madison Institute worked overtime in Tallahassee and beyond to inform state policymakers on efforts to advance limited government, [...]

STATEMENT RELEASE: 2018 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 STATEMENT RELEASE: 2018 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY The James Madison Institute praises Gov. Scott and legislative leaders for passing policies that position Florida for continued growth TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Floridians have a brighter future thanks to tireless work from [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill Tallahassee- The James Madison Institute (JMI) hailed today’s passage of a major higher education package by the Florida Legislature. The bill contains two provisions that JMI [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill

For Immediate Release: March 6, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends Florida Legislature on Passage of Higher Education Bill Tallahassee- The James Madison Institute (JMI) hailed today’s passage of a major higher education package by the Florida Legislature. The bill contains two provisions that JMI [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds the Florida Legislature for Fighting for Florida’s K-12 Students

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 JMI Applauds the Florida Legislature for Fighting for Florida’s K-12 Students Statement from The James Madison Institute on the Passage of Major Education Bills Tallahassee - The James Madison Institute (JMI) hails today’s passage of two major education [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds The Florida House for Fighting For K-12 Students

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI APPLAUDS THE FLORIDA HOUSE FOR FIGHTING FOR K-12 STUDENTS The James Madison Institute (JMI) hails the passage of House Bill 7055, a major education reform bill, by the Florida House of Representatives. This measure, which [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Applauds The Florida House for Fighting For K-12 Students

For Immediate Release: February 9, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI APPLAUDS THE FLORIDA HOUSE FOR FIGHTING FOR K-12 STUDENTS The James Madison Institute (JMI) hails the passage of House Bill 7055, a major education reform bill, by the Florida House of Representatives. This measure, which [...]

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Lawmakers, Professionals to Attend School Choice Luncheon

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Florida lawmakers and a charter school pioneer will give presentations on school choice at the Stan Marshall Day Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at The Columns. Speakers include Rep. Michael Bileca, chairman of House Education committee; Rep. Byron Donalds, sponsor of HB-1, a major school choice [...]

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School choice, sharing economy, jobs among issues as Florida’s legislative session opens

Tuesday marked the opening of Florida’s 2018 legislative session, which will last for 60 days and is expected to include plenty of important issues for both taxpayers and job creators. One issue taking shape in many state houses is school choice, and Florida’s chambers are no different. House Speaker Richard [...]

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