20 for ’20: 20 Ways We W⁠i⁠ll Pro⁠t⁠ec⁠t⁠ Flor⁠i⁠da Prosper⁠i⁠⁠t⁠y ⁠i⁠n 2020

By: The James Madison Institute / 2019


  • Promote job opportunity through occupational licensing reform.
  • Expand patient-centered, market-based healthcare reforms to address Florida’s healthcare shortages.
  • Safeguard the private property rights of homeowners seeking to home share.
  • Address challenges in Florida’s criminal justice system via effective sentencing reform.
  • Promote a new Economic Development Zone scholarship program.
  • Support the naming of a school choice scholarship program after Mary McLeod Bethune.
  • Strengthen civics education, particularly the emphasis on America’s founding principles.
  • Expand use of existing education choice programs, especially the Hope and Reading Scholarships.
  • Promote market-based salaries for educators in the state.
  • Oppose encroachment by local governments into areas that are best served by private markets.
  • Advance innovations in the sharing economy and promote free-market policies to discourage anti-competitive regulations.
  • Protect worker freedom by ensuring statutes comply with Supreme Court ruling Janus v. AFSCME.
  • Advance free speech and intellectual diversity on college campuses.
  • Promote the principle of funding that “follows the student” in both K-12 and post-secondary education.
  • Encourage reductions in Florida’s onerous communications services tax.
  • Ensure Florida insurance markets operate under the most market-based conditions.
  • Promote sensible reforms to Florida’s legal system that will protect residents and foster free enterprise.
  • Protect the privacy of donors to philanthropic causes.
  • Promote the revival of a federal “wee tots” tax credit, for parents of newborns.
  • Advance greater efficiency in state government through improving interoperability and the harnessing of innovations like Blockchain to deliver better services to residents.