William Mattox 11/9/2020 John Thrasher’s tenure as president of Florida State University someday will be remembered as a time when FSU made a dramatic leap in the U.S. News national rankings, rising to become a Top 20 public university. But it should also be hailed for a less-recognized accomplishment – FSU’s [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 Statement by William Mattox on Today's U.S. Supreme Court's Decision in the Montana School Choice Case The U.S. Supreme Court's decision today to end state discrimination against parents desiring a faith-based education for their children is an important step forward in [...]
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PDF When teen golfer Abbey Carlson speaks of “flight time,” she could just as easily be talking about the timespan one of her drives stays in the air as she could the aviation schedule for her next solo excursion [...]
On this episode of Pundits on Porch, JMI's Sal Nuzzo and William Mattox talk about some of the legislative successes that came out of Florida's 2020 legislative session.
By Steve Contorno and Emily L. Mahoney As he seeks reelection, President Donald Trump is making a direct appeal to black voters like Chikara Parks. After her four kids experienced bullying and other problems at their south St. Petersburg school, Parks moved each one into private Christian academies. She travels the state, [...]
On the episode of Pundits on the Porch, Dr. Bob McClure sits down with Florida Department of Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran. Commissioner Corcoran has been a practicing attorney in Florida for almost 20 years. He also served as the Speaker of the Florida House from 2016-2018. During his tenure [...]
Click here to read the PDF version! 2019 Legislative Wrap-Up “The 2019 Florida Legislative Session was transformative. Policymakers and a new governor made bold strides cementing Florida as a beacon for conservative principles. Our team at JMI worked overtime in Tallahassee and beyond in ways that will be felt for [...]
On this episode of Pundits on the Porch, Sal Nuzzo interviews William Mattox, Director of the J. Stanley Marshall Center for Educational Options at The James Madison Institute about education policy victories as part of a mini podcast series on the 2019 Legislative Session.
By: Robert McClure Thursday, 09 May 2019 5:06PM In what may prove to be the most significant action by any state’s higher education leaders in more than a decade, the presidents of all 12 state universities in Florida recently released a joint statement affirming their commitment to “full and open [...]
CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF Paths to Prosperity On November 6, 2018, more than eight million Floridians cast their ballots and decided the future direction of our great state. And while the results of 2018 were among the tightest we have ever experienced, our new governor and cabinet take [...]