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2008 S⁠i⁠gh⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ngs/C⁠i⁠⁠t⁠⁠i⁠ngs – Sep⁠t⁠ember & Oc⁠t⁠ober

By: The James Madison Institute / 2008

October 28 – Fall Membership Luncheon – Jacksonville – John Fund–Wall Street Journal columnist, FOX News contributor, and author–speaks on the national political landscape and Florida’s role
October 14 – Youth Leadership Tallahassee – Tallahassee – President McClure addresses young men and women on the meaning and importance of the Declaration of Independence, Constitution, and Bill of Rights
October 14 – CAT Fund Advisory Board – Tallahassee – Communications Director Clendinen attends Florida Hurricane Catastrophe Fund Advisory Board discussion of bonding capacity estimates in current economic crisis
October 14 – NFIB Press Conference – Tallahassee – President McClure, Public Affairs Director Perrin, and Communications Director Clendinen join the National Federation of Independent Businesses in announcing a petition drive for a local Taxpayer Protection Amendment ballot issue
October 9 – “Turning the Heat Up on Global Warming” – Tallahassee – In partnership with Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow and the Institute for Conservative Studies, JMI welcomes Dr. Roy Spencer–principal research scientist in the Earth System Science Center at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, former NASA scientist, and New York Times bestselling author–for a reception and lecture
October 9 – FAPL Annual Meeting – St. Augustine – President McClure speaks on the role of free markets in Florida and effective communication in the battle of ideas
October 6 – Federalist Society Lecture Series – Tallahassee – President McClure and Development Director Gonzalez attend lecture by The Hon. David McIntosh on the future of the Supreme Court at the FSU College of Law
September 26 – Center for the American Experiment – National – JMI Senior Fellow Dr. Randall Holcombe’s opinion column “Government Actions Encouraged Wall Street’s Risky Business” featured in a collection of essays on the current financial crisis
September 19 – Florida News Network – Statewide – Interviews with Sr. Fellow Dr. Randy Holcombe and Policy Director Sanchez
September 18 – Energy Solutions Coalition – Tallahassee – Presentation by President McClure to group of statewide business leaders on JMI’s newly-released study of climate policy economics
September 17 – Herald-Tribune – Sarasota – Dr. Stan Marshall’s article on charter schools published
September 12 – UofF “Conference on Medicaid and the Uninsured” – Tallahassee – Policy Director Sanchez participates in panel discussion on Medicaid reform
September 10-12 – SPN Annual Meeting – Scottsdale, AZ – President McClure and JMI staff participate in State Policy Network’s yearly offering of workshops, panel discussions, and national speakers
September 5 – Energy Washington Week – Washington, D.C. – President McClure interviewed regarding Minerals Management Service revisions
September 1 – Budget & Tax News – National – Heartland Institute quotes Policy Director Sanchez in article “Florida Voters May Decide on Tax Swap Plan”