Tag: James Madison Institute
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Erin ClarkFebruary 23, 2017
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A day after Florida’s House Education Committee voted to send a memorial to Congress seeking fewer strings tied to federal education funding, a health policy panel made the same request for health care funding. The House Health Innovation Subcommittee on Wednesday approved sending a memorial to Congress asking lawmakers to consider giving Medicaid funding to the states […]

Staff ReportsNovember 10, 2016
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Valerie Wickboldt bids farewell to the conservative James Madison Institute and joins the state’s Department of Revenue as communications director. “It is an honor to have the opportunity to work with the many talented and dedicated public servants at the Florida Department of Revenue. The Department’s values of character and performance align with me personally,”she said in […]

Staff ReportsSeptember 19, 2016

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Floridians may be rethinking their throw-the-book-at-’em approach to crime, a poll released Monday suggests. The survey by The James Madison Institute and the Charles Koch Institute found that 72 percent of Floridians agreed or strongly agreed it is important to reform criminal justice. Seventy-five percent agreed or strongly agreed the prison population costs the country […]

Peter SchorschSeptember 15, 2016
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Thomas Griffin, a former chief of staff to state Sen. Rob Bradley, is joining Tallahassee’s Smith, Bryan & Myers lobbying firm. “Tom has earned a reputation as a trusted and respected voice with key stakeholders throughout Florida,” said Matt Bryan, the firm’s president. “We are excited to be growing our firm with up and coming bright minds like his.” Griffin previously […]


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