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Florida growing friendlier to criminal-justice reform, poll indicates

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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 too much money. And almost two-thirds believed there were too many nonviolent offenders behind bars. “The poll solidified what we’ve come to know — Floridians…

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At Charles Koch Institute panel, four economists talk Florida’s economic viability

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At a panel hosted by the Charles Koch Institute at the Grand Bohemian Hotel downtown Tuesday evening, four economic experts discussed Florida’s place in the national economy and what we can be doing better. The panelists included Jesse Panuccio, former Executive Director of the state Department of Economic Opportunity, Sal Nuzzo, vice president of policy for the James Madison Institute, economic professor Sean Kantor and Bill Peacock, vice president of research and director of the Center for Economic Freedom in…

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