1999 Spr⁠i⁠ng Journal

By: The James Madison Institute / 1999



Message From the Publisher – J. Stanley Marshall
Cover Story
A Sense of Place – Al Burt
An award-winning journalist recalls some of the impressions he formed while traveling the state as a roving reporter.
Florida’s Mr. Fix-It – Philip Blumel
Former Florida Senate President Philip D. Lewis continues to earn respect in his lifelong quest to improve his adopted state.

Tangible Progress on Cutting the Intangibles Tax? – Brett Organ
A look at the changes Floridians might see in the intangibles tax during the 1999 legislative session.

Global Warming Costs – Tait Trussell
If the Kyoto global warming pact is implemented, reductions in greenhouse gas emissions will impact Floridians significantly.

At Work-Site Schools, Kids Learn While Parents Earn – Kristin Downey Grimsley
Changes in Florida’s charter school law enable employers to create free public schools for the children of their workers.

Morality and the Rule of Law – Kenneth L. Connor
A civil trial lawyer argues that all legislation addresses questions of justice, equality, and the common good, all vitally moral categories.