2020 Amendment Guide

Florida’s history with state constitutions is storied. We have had six different constitutions over our 175 years. Our most recent constitution was ratified just 52 years ago, and we possess more ways to amend the constitution than any other state. In most election years, ballot initiatives are fairly clear and [...]

By |2020-09-04T09:42:08-04:00September 14th, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on 2020 Amendment Guide

The Economic Policies Of Florida’s Gubernatorial Candidates

By: Adam Millsap One of America’s most-watched governor’s races is taking place in Florida. Democrat Andrew Gillum is up against Republican Ron DeSantis, and each candidate has different views on which policies will help Florida going forward. A new report from the James Madison Institute discusses some of each candidate’s preferred policies [...]

By |2020-06-10T14:08:17-04:00October 22nd, 2018|Press|Comments Off on The Economic Policies Of Florida’s Gubernatorial Candidates

JMI Study Finds Sharp Differences Between Ron DeSantis’, Andrew Gillum’s Economic Plans

Kevin Derby October 16, 2018 With three weeks to go until Florida voters choose a new governor, the James Madison Institute (JMI), a think tank that supports the free market, released a report looking at the economic plans of the top two candidates. JMI paired up with the Washington Economics Group and Arduin, Laffer [...]

By |2020-06-10T14:25:15-04:00October 17th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on JMI Study Finds Sharp Differences Between Ron DeSantis’, Andrew Gillum’s Economic Plans

2003 March – Backgrounder #38 – The Living Wage Movement and Its Implications for Florida

Executive Summary The move by some political jurisdictions to create arbitrary wage levels is destabilizing to any economy subjected to wage mandates. Employers who are mandated to increase labor costs will be forced to pass those costs along to consumers, most likely in higher costs of products or services. Those [...]

By |2020-06-15T10:43:43-04:00March 1st, 2003|Backgrounder, Publications|Comments Off on 2003 March – Backgrounder #38 – The Living Wage Movement and Its Implications for Florida
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