Statement from The James Madison Institute on Passage of Occupational Licensing Reform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 12, 2020 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org 850-386-3131 Statement from The James Madison Institute on Passage of Occupational Licensing Reform For several years, JMI has worked tirelessly alongside many stakeholders to help shed light on occupational licensing policy – an area in which our regulatory environment [...]

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Bob McClure: Congratulations Patrick Mahomes … you have the right to remain silent

Before diving in, a bit of full disclosure is probably worthwhile. I had no vested interest in the outcome of Super Bowl LIV. As a longtime fan of the Dallas Cowboys, I counted it a blessing to not have to root against the Patriots yet again, and from all the [...]

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Caught in Red Tape: How Occupational Licensing Hurts Florida’s Most Vulnerable

CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL PDF Introduction Access to gainful employment is essential to the economic success of Floridians and their families. An estimated 13.6 percent of people in Florida live below the poverty line, but the poverty rate is much lower among those who are able to find [...]

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Florida government should not overreach with occupational licenses

J. Robert McClure, Your Turn On the scale of things ordinary Americans follow intently, the nature and structure of government is pretty far down the list. Government structure is like plumbing – we don’t pay much attention to it until it malfunctions. And when it does, it’s difficult to ignore. [...]

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