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Conservative groups urge House and Senate to pass sentencing reform bills

March 24, 2017 | Blog

More than a dozen conservative groups sent an appeal to House Speaker Richard Corcoran, Senate President Joe Negron and the chairs of several legislative committees Friday, urging them to get behind legislation reforming the state's minimum mandatory sentencing law, which they have concluded are "costly to taxpayers" and "harm families and communities."

Open for Business

March 22, 2017 | Blog

Florida has long prided itself on being one of the most business-friendly states. However, this pride is contrasted with the rising tide of licensing requirements, and clearly demonstrate that occupational licensing presents a very serious threat to the growth of Florida’s economy. If Florida wishes to overcome this threat and tap into unfulfilled potential, practical solutions must be identified and applied which will relieve consumers and aspiring workers of the undue burdens of occupational licensing.


JMI's 30th Anniversary

Highlights From the Last Thirty Years

In celebration of our 30th anniversary, see some of the great people we have worked with in the last three decades. The James Madison Institute is committed to advancing public policy solutions that provide the citizens of Florida greater access to economic opportunities in pursuit of the lives they desire.

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March 23, 2017
Private Event: Palm Beach Leaders Fellows Gathering

Mar 23, 2017 | West Palm Beach, FL | 6-8 pm  

March 14, 2017
Private Event: Palm Beach Board of Advisors Meeting

Mar 14, 2017 | Palm Beach, FL | 12-1:30 pm  

March 13, 2017
Private Event: Miami Board of Advisors Meeting

Mar 13, 2017 | Miami, FL | 12-1:30 pm  

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