Finding the Right Lane: Next Steps for Florida in Practical Insurance Reform

By Christian Cámara, Adjunct Scholar, The James Madison Institute CLICK TO READ THE PDF HERE INTRODUCTION Florida’s pro-growth, business-friendly environment, as well as its climate, sunshine, and proximity to Latin-America have encouraged the flow of people and capital into the state and created enviable levels of economic and population growth. [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: 2018 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 12, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Elizabeth Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 STATEMENT RELEASE: 2018 LEGISLATIVE SUMMARY The James Madison Institute praises Gov. Scott and legislative leaders for passing policies that position Florida for continued growth TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Floridians have a brighter future thanks to tireless work from [...]

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Legislature steps up to protect property rights

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that deserves the attention of property owners and government entities everywhere. Property owners in the United States are entitled, according to the U.S. Constitution, to the blessings of five rights regarding their property: possession, enjoyment, use, exclusion, and dispossession. Last year, the Walton [...]

By | 2018-05-21T16:36:59-04:00 March 13th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Legislature steps up to protect property rights

Senate measure restores rights to property owners

The Florida Senate has passed a bill that deserves the attention of property owners and government entities everywhere. Property owners in the United States are entitled, according to the U.S. Constitution, to the blessings of five rights regarding their property: possession, enjoyment, use, exclusion, and dispossession. Last year, the Walton [...]

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School choice, sharing economy, jobs among issues as Florida’s legislative session opens

Tuesday marked the opening of Florida’s 2018 legislative session, which will last for 60 days and is expected to include plenty of important issues for both taxpayers and job creators. One issue taking shape in many state houses is school choice, and Florida’s chambers are no different. House Speaker Richard [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:25:42-04:00 January 10th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on School choice, sharing economy, jobs among issues as Florida’s legislative session opens

Retreating from the Brink

Retreating from the Brink Christian Cámara Southeast region director and a senior fellow and co-founder, R Street Institute Hurricane Irma is undoubtedly the worst storm to impact Florida since at least 2004’s Hurricane Charley. Because we are still in its immediate aftermath, it is difficult to predict what the long-term [...]

By | 2018-05-22T16:02:51-04:00 December 6th, 2017|Journal, Publications|Comments Off on Retreating from the Brink

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

Florida Legislature should seize opportunity to enact needed insurance reforms

WASHINGTON, DC (February 3, 2017)— Florida is unusually well-positioned to enact reforms that would address the artificial cost inflation created in the state’s property insurance and workers’ comp markets, according to anew reportauthored by R Street Senior Fellow Christian R. Cámara and published by the James Madison Institute. “High insurance [...]

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STATEMENT RELEASE: Insurance Reforms Needed Now

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb 2, 2017 Contact Logan Pike, Director of Public Affairs 850-386-3131 orcommunications@jamesmadison.org Insurance Reforms Needed Now Dr. McClure to lay out path to success to Florida Chamber Insurance Summit attendees TALLAHASSEE, FL – Dr. Robert McClure, President and CEO of The James Madison Institute, will speak today [...]

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Florida Chamber hosting summit in Miami to take on state’s insurance woes

With the Legislature poised to confront major challenges to Florida’s insurance industry and the businesses and consumers who rely on it, the Florida Chamber of Commerce will convene in Miami Thursday to map out possible solutions. On the agenda are mandatory personal-injury protection, or PIP, coverage for motorists; abuse of [...]

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