Press Releases

2008 S⁠i⁠gh⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ngs/C⁠i⁠⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ngs – May & June

By: The James Madison Institute / 2008

June 25 – WFLA-FM Morning Show – Tallahassee – Host Preston Scott and President McClure discusses the importance of the national education summit and the need for continued reform
June 19-20 – Excellence in Action: A National Summit on Education Reform – Orlando – Over 400 men and women from across the nation attended this education conference hosted by JMI and the Foundation for Excellence in Education–many thanks to JMI sponsors The Lynde & Harry Bradley Foundation, The Daniels Fund, Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice, and Jacqueline Hume Foundation–Read more: Miami Herald, Florida Trend, Florida Times Union, Orlando Sentinel
June 19 – JMI Central Florida Board of Advisors – Lake Buena Vista – President McClure discusses current and projected public policy issues with members
May 31 – Florida Federation of Black Republicans – Jacksonville – At the FFBR 2008 Florida Issues Summit, Development Director Gonzalez speaks on property tax reform
May 29 – Tallahassee Lions Club – Tallahassee – Policy Director Sanchez speaks on property insurance and needed reforms in Florida’s risky property insurance system
May 28 – Center Right Coalition – Washington, D.C. – President McClure updates Grover Norquist and Center Right attendees on the current policy landscape in Florida
May 27 – Washington Press Club – Washington, D.C. – President McClure attends luncheon with Czech Republic President Vaclav Klaus followed by a personal meeting to discuss issues related to global warming, freedom, and democracy
May 23 – Times-Standard – North California – President McClure quoted in an article about California’s budget issue
May 22 – Center Right – Tallahassee – JMI hosts the monthly meeting with guest speaker Patricia Levesque, member of the Tax & Budget Reform Commission, discussing the proposed constitutional amendments
May 2 – Sun-Sentinel – South Florida – Adjunct Scholar Lehrer’s article on insurance and budget reform published
May – JMI – Tallahassee – Dr. Marshall DeRosa, Professor of Political Science at Florida Atlantic University joins JMI’s Research Advisory Council