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, [...]

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Book/Film Review: Toxic Charity and Poverty, Inc.

By Francisco Gonzalez Those of us who believe in the free market often point to the role of private philanthropy and charity as the way to help people in need. In fact, a characteristic that makes the United States of America so exceptional is how much we donate to [...]

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Breaking the Tie and the Future of Free Speech

By J. Robert McClure III, Ph.D. When our Founders, including our namesake James Madison, set out to craft a “Bill of Rights” that would articulate the enumerated powers of the new Republic, they were both very deliberate and strategic in the order with which they set out the first [...]

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2016 Fall Journal: Election 2016 with Amendment Guide

Read The Journal An old Chinese proverb attributed to Confucius says, “May you live in interesting times.” While I would not seek to compare the warring Chinese dynasties of pre-biblical times to today, I have found myself at times this year thinking over that proverb and asking for a [...]

By |2018-05-25T14:36:50-04:00September 28th, 2016|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on 2016 Fall Journal: Election 2016 with Amendment Guide

‘Learning Tree’ a place of literacy for South City children

Members of Leadership Tallahassee’s Class 33 gathered Wednesday to cut the ribbon on an oasis of educational resources for South City children, who did not waste any time in curling up with a good book inside on a rainy day. The center was installed in the Oliver Hill, Sr.Community Center [...]

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Brady Leads House Fight to Stop IRS Abuse and Protect Free Speech

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a Ways and Means Committee-led bill stopping the IRS from targeting donors to tax-exempt organizations. The measure, the Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act (H.R. 5053), passed 240-182. “No American should fear their support of non-profit organizations will lead to targeting or [...]

By |2020-05-20T09:44:30-04:00June 15th, 2016|Press|Comments Off on Brady Leads House Fight to Stop IRS Abuse and Protect Free Speech

CEI Joins Coalition to Support the “Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act”

Dear Member, As organizations that represent the interests of millions of taxpayers across the country, we write in support of H.R. 5053, the “Preventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act,” sponsored by Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.). This legislation would eliminate the Schedule B form for 501(c) organizations, which includes [...]

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2016 Legislative Summary

During the 2016 Florida Legislative Session, we saw significant progress on a number of policy priorities that move Florida further in the direction of free markets, liberty, and limited government. From expanding school choice options, to implementing sound and practical solutions for our water challenges, to reforming Florida’s civil [...]

By |2018-05-25T15:20:23-04:00March 18th, 2016|Policy Brief, Publications|Comments Off on 2016 Legislative Summary
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