Press Releases

2007 S⁠i⁠gh⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ngs/C⁠i⁠⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ngs – May & June

By: The James Madison Institute / June 30, 2007

Press Releases

June 30, 2007

June 29 – Herald-Tribune – Sarasota/Englewood/Venice/Charlotte/Manatee – JMI’s Tampa tax event (see June 28) cited in article by Michael Pollick
June 28 – Future Implications: Florida’s Evolving Tax Structure – Tampa – Hosted by JMI, panelists Randall Holcombe,Ph.D., Neil Skene, J.D., and Robert Turner, C.F.A., discuss the results of the legislative special session, explain the potential effects of the new statutory and constitutional legislation, present ideas for further taxation and budget reform, and answer audience questions–opening remarks by Allan Bense Event Flyer
June 26 – Tax & Budget Reform Commission – Tallahassee – President McClure and Sr. Fellow Dr. Randy Holcombe testify before the TBRC regarding tax policy June 26 – Herald-Tribune – Sarasota – Policy Director Sanchez quoted in article by Doug Sword re: local government funding of pro baseball complex
June 24 – The Ledger – Lakeland – Public Affairs Director Perrin quoted in article by Michael Pollick regarding the upcoming JMI Property Tax Summit in Tampa
June 22 – Herald-Tribune – Sarasota – Public Affairs Director Perrin quoted in article by Michael Pollick regarding the results of the legislative special session on property tax reform
June 19 – The Wakeup Call – Panama City – WFTW-NewsTalk1260 hosts President McClure for radio call-in show
June 15 – The Community Alliance Blog – New York – JMI Adjunct Scholar Geoff Segal’s opinion editorial on municipal cost-cutting posted on Long Island community blog
June 13 – Governing Magazine – Brevard County – President McClure interviewed for article by Alan Greenblatt
June 6 – Florida State University – Tallahassee – Policy Director Sanchez guest lectures for Adjunct Professor Neil Skene’s graduate-level political science class
June 5 – Space Coast Talks – Brevard County – WMBB-1240AM’s Scott Duncan hosts President McClure for radio show discussing property taxes and the upcoming special session
June 5 – Leon County Budget Review Initiative – Tallahassee – Communications Director Clendinen and Intern Sheena Garitta participate in citizens’ municipal budget review meeting
May 23 – WCTV-6(CBS) News – Tallahassee – President McClure featured on special report “Could New Cable Law Harm Local Governments?”
May 21 – The Justice Hour – West Palm Beach – WPBR-1340AM’s Lisa Marie Macci hosts President McClure for radio call-in show on 2007 legislative review and the upcoming property tax special session
May 21 – WCTV-6(CBS) News – Tallahassee – President McClure featured on special report “Cable TV: A Monopoly?”
May 17 – Economic Club of Florida – Tallahassee – President McClure introduces JMI Board Member Susan Story to speak on “Securing our Energy Future”