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 [...]

By |2022-06-02T13:09:15-04:00February 7th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Trump’s Plea to Black Voters Shows Find-a-Few Strategy

Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

We should debate enthusiastically and disagree vigorously. Welcome to January 2020 — the start of another 60-day Legislative Session and the commencement of what I fully expect to be the single wildest presidential election cycle of my lifetime (and I’ve been around for a lot of them). As policymakers from [...]

By |2022-06-02T13:11:58-04:00January 14th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Robert McClure: 2020 — an agenda for opportunity

Florida’s Reform Momentum

For policy consequences, the most important election in 2018 might have been Florida’s contest for Governor. Now we’re seeing the results, as Republican Ron DeSantis expands school vouchers and has already remade the state Supreme Court. With little fanfare this autumn, another 18,000 young Floridians joined the ranks of Americans [...]

By |2022-06-02T13:17:13-04:00October 21st, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Florida’s Reform Momentum

Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Florida’s many challenges

Miami Herald By: The Miami Herald Editorial Board June 26, 2019 08:20 AM Democratic presidential candidates have gathered in Miami this week for two debates. As Floridians watch with an eye toward how the candidates will discuss issues important to the Sunshine State, we asked the Herald’s panel of Florida Influencers — [...]

By |2022-06-02T13:23:29-04:00June 26th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Influencers to the Democrats: Tell us your solutions to Florida’s many challenges

The 2019 legislative session is called “transformative,” but JMI says much left undone

By: John Lucas June 3, 2019 Now that the dust has settled on the 2019 Legislature, the James Madison Institute is calling this past legislative session “transformative” after lawmakers enacted five of the institute’s six legislative priorities, including healthcare, school choice, and criminal justice policy. JMI credits Gov. Ron DeSantis, along with Senate [...]

By |2022-06-02T13:31:30-04:00June 4th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on The 2019 legislative session is called “transformative,” but JMI says much left undone

2019 Legislative Wrap-up

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 3, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett 850-386-3131 The James Madison Institute praises Gov. DeSantis and legislative leaders for passing transformative reforms this session  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - New Governor Ron DeSantis, Senate President Galvano, House Speaker Oliva as well as the rest of the legislative body are [...]

By |2022-06-02T14:39:52-04:00June 3rd, 2019|Statements|Comments Off on 2019 Legislative Wrap-up

Patricia Levesque

On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, Dr. Bob McClure interviews Patricia Levesque. Patricia is the CEO of ExcelinEd and Executive Director of the Foundation for Florida's Future. Bob and Patricia discuss the power school choice has had in Florida for the last few decades, the proposed school [...]

By |2021-09-09T14:48:15-04:00March 26th, 2019|Multimedia Archive|Comments Off on Patricia Levesque

JMI Applauds Federal Government on New Tax Credit Proposal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 28, 2019 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Applauds Federal Government on New Tax Credit Proposal Statement by The James Madison Institute J. Stanley Marshall Center for Educational Options Director William Mattox  The James Madison Institute lauds the leadership of U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy [...]

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Florida’s Voucher Vindication

Wall Street Journal By: The Editorial Board Feb. 8, 2019 7:05 p.m. ET One issue that helped Florida Governor Ron DeSantis beat progressive Andrew Gillum in November’s gubernatorial nail-biter was his support for the state’s private school voucher program. To understand why that mattered, consider a report this week on [...]

By |2020-06-08T13:49:06-04:00February 11th, 2019|Press|Comments Off on Florida’s Voucher Vindication
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