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New JMI Report Lauds University of Florida’s Efforts to Promote Free Speech

A new report by The James Madison Institute’s Marshall Center for Educational Options finds that the entire Florida higher education system could be “very well positioned to meet the growing demand for intellectually-serious academic study at an affordable cost.” Entitled, “Free Expression and Intellectual Diversity: How Florida Universities Currently Measure [...]

By |2018-05-22T15:31:07-04:00December 14th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on New JMI Report Lauds University of Florida’s Efforts to Promote Free Speech

Dr. Bob McClure on WGN Radio in Chicago

Wall Street is up today, and so is Jon Najarian‘s spirits. Steve and Jon kicked around some of the biggest influencers on the day and who is already looking towards 2018. Dr. Bob McClure took a step back to when our Bill of Rights was created and reminded listeners about [...]

By |2018-05-22T15:33:27-04:00December 12th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Dr. Bob McClure on WGN Radio in Chicago

The History and Legacy of Eatonville, Florida’s Pioneering African-American Town

The History and Legacy of Eatonville, Florida’s Pioneering African-American Town By James Padgett, a graduate student in the history department, concentration in agriculture, environment, and geography,The University of Central Florida, and, Scott Sholl, Editor of Florida Verve and Historian in Residence, The James Madison Institute Appearances can be deceiving. Tucked [...]

By |2020-07-29T12:50:28-04:00December 6th, 2017|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on The History and Legacy of Eatonville, Florida’s Pioneering African-American Town

2018 Policy Priorities of The James Madison Institute

(download pdf) President's Message Over the past year, there has been no lack of debate, contention, or drama emanating from the corridors of Washington, D.C. Whether it was the high stakes effort to assure the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, the tumultuous day-to-day of the Trump White House, [...]

By |2018-09-11T16:08:03-04:00October 16th, 2017|Publications|Comments Off on 2018 Policy Priorities of The James Madison Institute

Dr. McClure Appears on “Fluent in Floridian”

James Madison Institute(JMI) President and CEO Dr. Bob McClure is this week’s featured guest.JMI was founded in 1987 and is one of the nation’s oldest and largest 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan research and educational organizations. In our conversation, we talk about the growing number of policy think tanks since the 1980s, [...]

By |2018-05-22T16:17:12-04:00August 30th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Dr. McClure Appears on “Fluent in Floridian”

Dr. McClure discusses Florida politics on “The Usual Suspects”

The James Madison Institute's Dr. Bob McClure discusses the gubernatorial race and the latest in Florida and national politics on WCTV's The Usual Suspects.Watch the conversation here: The Usual Suspects, August 26, 2017, Part 1 The Usual Suspects, August 26, 2017, Part 2 The Usual Suspects, airing in 38 counties, [...]

By |2018-05-22T16:20:05-04:00August 28th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Dr. McClure discusses Florida politics on “The Usual Suspects”

7 Insights From J.D. Vance And Co. About The Forces Ripping American Families Apart

On Thursday, with an auditorium packed to hear best-selling “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance, Heritage Foundation scholars unveiled the 2017 Index of Culture and Opportunity, an annual compendium of charts, essays, and expert analysis tracking national social and economic changes. The policy book features anintroduction by Vanceand runs 120 pages. [...]

By |2018-05-22T16:36:39-04:00July 24th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on 7 Insights From J.D. Vance And Co. About The Forces Ripping American Families Apart

Inside the Beltway: Culture, Opportunity and J.D. Vance

... CULTURE, OPPORTUNITY AND J.D. VANCE It is a cultural moment all on its own.J.D. Vance— author of the very popular “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis” — offers the keynote remarks Thursday for a significant event at The Heritage Foundation in the nation’s capital. [...]

By |2018-05-22T16:37:12-04:00July 19th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Inside the Beltway: Culture, Opportunity and J.D. Vance

Kudos to Winter Park, with a note of caution on super-fast Internet network

City leaders in Winter Park are making a bold move in examining the possibility of connecting municipal buildings via fiber optic backbone. Such a backbone would provide limitless capacity and capability for bandwidth, network speed and functionality. Further, the city is approaching this possibility in a deliberate and reasoned manner [...]

By |2020-07-29T13:54:07-04:00May 15th, 2017|Press|Comments Off on Kudos to Winter Park, with a note of caution on super-fast Internet network