2020 Legislative Successes in Florida

This year, we saw an unparalleled level of energy and commitment to the principles that are central to JMI’s mission. From the parents desperately trying to realize a better future for their children, to the entrepreneurs seeking to expand their business here, to those needing a better choice for their [...]

By |2020-06-03T15:41:39-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Publications|Comments Off on 2020 Legislative Successes in Florida

Florida’s occupational licenses encourage poverty | Opinion

Work is better than welfare, yet Florida continues to make it difficult for those at the bottom of the economic ladder to work their way out of poverty. In particular, onerous occupational licensing requirements block many poor Floridians from getting their first job or starting a small business. An occupational license [...]

By |2020-06-03T15:56:51-04:00February 5th, 2020|Press|Comments Off on Florida’s occupational licenses encourage poverty | Opinion

JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing Regulations Access to gainful employment is essential to the economic success of Floridians and their families. For 25 percent of workers in over 300 professions and occupations, the state of Florida [...]

By |2020-06-03T15:57:20-04:00January 28th, 2020|Statements|Comments Off on JMI Releases New Report Examining Occupational Licensing Regulations
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