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Everglades Foundation Joins Coalition Behind Gubernatorial, Senate Debates in Florida

A week before Florida’s primary election, the coalition of groups producing statewide televised debates in the general election races for governor and U.S. senator announced on Tuesday that the Everglades Foundation has been added...

Dr. Robert McClure: Don’t Be Fooled—the Left Is Gaslighting Again

“The last thing you want to do is to raise taxes in the middle of a recession.” – President Barack Obama, August 5, 2009 Not here. Not in the state proudly dubbed the “Free State...

Florida Gubernatorial, U.S. Senate Debates Set for October

Less than one year from Florida’s 2022 general election, a coalition of nonprofit, nonpartisan organizations announced solid, specific plans for producing live televised debates next year in Florida’s major races for governor and U.S....

James Madison Institute Unveils 2020 Legislative Priorities

The James Madison Institute (JMI) released its “20 for ‘20” proposals on Tuesday to “protect Florida prosperity in 2020.” JMI’s proposals include reforming occupational licensing, sentencing reform, education funding and healthcare.

JMI Releases Study Looking at Insurance Reform in Florida

The James Madison Institute (JMI), based out of Tallahassee, released a report on insurance this week, calling for some reforms to “ensure the long-term health and stability of Florida’s insurance market.

Frivolous, Excessive Lawsuits Costing Florida Taxpayers Billions

Speaking to the Florida Radio Network, Bill Herrle, the NFIB’s executive director for Florida, says the problem is so bad in Florida that “it’s cost the state around 126,139 jobs and $614.8 million in annual state revenues.

Ron DeSantis Backs Free Speech on Florida’s College and University Campuses

“It is imperative for the future of our society that our state colleges and universities protect a culture of free speech on their campuses,” said DeSantis. “Here in Florida, we are showing that we welcome debate and the exchange of ideas."

JMI: Reducing the Number of Licensed Occupations Could Reduce Re-Arrest Rates

The report “examines an often neglected, but potentially important, barrier to transitioning formerly incarcerated people into mainstream society and the economy: occupational licensing."