Federalism – Our Best Friend Right Now

By: Dr. Bob McClure April 15, 2020 It is hard to imagine today. But in 1788, roughly one year after the founding of our republic, ratification of the U.S. Constitution was in real doubt. Many feared that the Constitution provided too much centralized power to the federal government, risking a [...]

By |2020-05-18T14:37:03-04:00April 15th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Federalism – Our Best Friend Right Now

James Madison Institute CEO calls Janus ‘win for free speech’

TALLAHASSEE — James Madison Institute CEO and President Bob McClure says the Janus decision is a win for free speech. "It's a very significant decision for public employees and for public employee unions," McClure said in an interview with The Florida Record. "The Supreme Court gave clear consent that [...]

By |2020-05-19T10:28:24-04:00June 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on James Madison Institute CEO calls Janus ‘win for free speech’

JMI’s President and CEO, Dr. Bob McClure, Named to Panel of 50 Influential Floridians

In this important election year, the Miami Herald, el Nuevo Herald and Bradenton Herald want to drive a discussion on the important issues facing the Sunshine State. We've assembled a panel of 50 influential Floridians who will offer their views through the November elections. Meet our Influencers here and [...]

By |2018-06-11T13:52:03-04:00June 4th, 2018|In The News, Press|Comments Off on JMI’s President and CEO, Dr. Bob McClure, Named to Panel of 50 Influential Floridians

Leave Education to Those Doing a Better Job: The States

Recently, none other than Sens. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y. and Elizabeth Warren,D-Mass., brought tears of joy to my eyes as they pronounced themselves stalwart federalists. The fact that they were taking this position solely on the issue of marijuana policy was mystifying, but I’m good with baby steps. Welcome to [...]

By |2018-05-09T11:00:18-04:00May 9th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Leave Education to Those Doing a Better Job: The States

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, [...]

Trump Can Cut More Red Tape by Handing Out Scissors

J. Robert McClure | Feb 13, 2018 During its two terms in the White House, the Obama administration enacted an exorbitant number of new rules and regulations on American businesses, and the related red tape has cost more than $100 billion annually. And while President Trump’s first year in office showed [...]

By |2020-06-12T14:51:32-04:00February 13th, 2018|Press|0 Comments

Trump Can Cut More Red Tape by Handing Out Scissors

During its two terms in the White House, the Obama administration enacted an exorbitant number of new rules and regulations on American businesses, and the related red tape has cost more than $100 billion annually. And while President Trump’s first year in office showed promise, he has a monumental challenge [...]

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Tax Reform Makes 2017 a Win for Trump and the Nation

A staff member places the Presidential Seal on the podium prior to U.S. President Donald Trump speaking about the passage of tax reform legislation on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., December 20, 2017. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) After a year of ups and downs, 2017 is [...]

By |2020-05-19T11:53:16-04:00December 20th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Tax Reform Makes 2017 a Win for Trump and the Nation

A State-Level Solution for a National Healthcare Crisis

A State-Level Solution for a National Healthcare Crisis By: Edward Timmons, Ph.D Economics, Associate Professor of Economics and Director, Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation, Saint Francis University, and Emily Vargo, MPA, MA. ELR, Assistant Director, Center for the Study of Occupational Regulation, Saint Francis University One of [...]

By |2018-05-25T11:55:35-04:00December 6th, 2017|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on A State-Level Solution for a National Healthcare Crisis
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