Opinion: ‘Right-to-work’ really does work

Once upon a time, workers in the United States were served by a necessary and positively transformative feature of society – collective bargaining. In times long past, pay and working conditions were so poor that union efforts were warranted in the push for greater economic prosperity for all. Those times, [...]

By |2020-05-19T11:22:43-04:00April 1st, 2018|Opinion, Press|Comments Off on Opinion: ‘Right-to-work’ really does work

Takeaways from Tallahassee

... Free-market solutions for Florida? Florida’s known for its competitive business environment — but according to liberty-minded thought leaders, there’s still work to be done. A new policy brief from Florida’s premier free-market think tank, The James Madison Institute, suggests two major reforms for the Legislature to consider that could [...]

By |2018-05-21T16:15:30-04:00March 31st, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Takeaways from Tallahassee

States Move To Give Public Workers Greater Freedom, Choice

Across the United States, the next wave of workplace freedom is being sparked. Several states, led by liberty-minded governors and legislatures, are providing new and groundbreaking opportunities for public-sector employees to have more choice on who represents them in the workplace. And while even the highest court in the land [...]

By |2020-05-19T11:24:40-04:00March 30th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on States Move To Give Public Workers Greater Freedom, Choice

STATEMENT RELEASE: New JMI and Goldwater Policy Brief on Common Sense Solutions for Better Government

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 28, 2018 CONTACT: Logan Padgett Lpadgett@jamesmadison.org (850) 386-3131 NEW JMI AND GOLDWATER POLICY BRIEF ON COMMON SENSE SOLUTIONS FOR BETTER GOVERNMENT TALLAHASSEE – A new policy brief by The James Madison Institute and the Goldwater Institute finds three opportunities for Florida lawmakers to reduce the growth [...]

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Prominent Warmists, Skeptics Forge Common Ground at Energy Forum

The most fervent believers and skeptics of imminent and severe global warming danger demonstrated last week that common-ground energy policies exist that can unite warmists and skeptics, progressives and conservatives. As one of four speakers at an energy and climate forum last Monday in Tampa hosted by my organization, the [...]

By |2020-05-19T11:32:44-04:00March 12th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Prominent Warmists, Skeptics Forge Common Ground at Energy Forum

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 [...]

By |2018-05-21T16:37:21-04:00March 12th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Senate measure restores rights to property owners

STATEMENT RELEASE: JMI Commends the Florida House for Lifting the Burden on Working Floridians

For Immediate Release: March 5, 2018 Contact: Shelby Hobbs shelby@sachsmedia.com (850) 222-1996 JMI Commends the Florida House for Lifting the Burden on Working Floridians Statement from The James Madison Institute on passage of occupational licensing reform by the House of Representatives Tallahassee- JMI thanks the leadership and members of the [...]

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Florida business leaders optimistic despite possible job growth slowdown

Miami, Florida | Rudy Umans | Shutterstock.com Florida remains on a trajectory to become a $1 trillion economy this year even as the rate of job growth is slowing and public-policy impediments continue to be a drag on business expansion, according to business leaders and researchers. A Florida Chamber Foundation [...]

By |2018-05-21T16:53:25-04:00February 28th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Florida business leaders optimistic despite possible job growth slowdown

Why are labor unions threatening the free speech rights of public employees?

The Supreme Court should overrule the decades-old standard and invalidate public-sector agency fees. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) For many years, public-sector unions have been subsidized by dues paid by nonunion employees who had no choice about whether to fork over their hard-earned money. Now, this practice – and the survival [...]

By |2020-05-19T11:38:29-04:00February 26th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on Why are labor unions threatening the free speech rights of public employees?

IN THE TANK (EP124) – REPORT CARD ON EDUCATION, DENTAL THERAPY, POPULATION CONTROL RANT

John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #124 of the In The Tank Podcast. Today’s podcast features work from the American Legislative Exchange Council, the James Madison Institute, and Reason. John Nothdurft and Donny Kendal present episode #124 of the In The Tank Podcast. This weekly podcast features (as always) [...]

By |2018-05-22T15:16:42-04:00January 26th, 2018|Press|Comments Off on IN THE TANK (EP124) – REPORT CARD ON EDUCATION, DENTAL THERAPY, POPULATION CONTROL RANT
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