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Sunshine State News: New Free-Market Think Tank Set Up in Florida

Read Kevin Derby’s blog about the Foundation for Government Accountability.  “There is a new public policy organization in the Sunshine State pushing for free-market solutions — the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) which is based in Naples….” “Bragdon certainly has […]

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Press Release: New Think Tank to Help Make Florida Most Economically Vibrant State

NAPLES – A new think tank in Naples aims to help make Florida the most economically vibrant state in the nation.  The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) was

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Trey Radel Show interview on Fox News 92.5 about Florida FGA

I was on Daybreak with Trey Radel on Fox News 92.5 this morning at 7.38 AM.  Listen to the podcast.  I spoke about the


WI Study Gives Preview of ObamaCare’s Likely Impact in Florida

Recently the Wisconsin Department of Health released a study of the impact of ObamaCare on Wisconsin families, employers and health insurance costs.  The study was an objective


Miami-Dade Taxpayers Can See the County’s Checkbook for the First Time, Thanks to the New Mayor

Today PolitiFact highlighted that Miami-Dade County mayor Carlos Gimenez has lived up to his transparency promise.  Within 30 days of taking office, he launched a transparency

Top 10 Florida Legislature Accomplishments 2011

List of Top 10 Accomplishments from 2011 Legislative Session

Recently, I met with legislative leadership to discuss policy solutions to advance during the upcoming legislative sessions.  As a new organization that began after the 2011 session, I also reviewed

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Florida Small Businesses Pay Health Premiums at National Average

A recent study reported that Florida small businesses (those with 50 or fewer employees)  had monthly health insurance premiums for their employees averaging $437 for individual coverage


DBNJ Op-Ed: State Should Reject ObamaCare Grants

Read my latest op-ed in the Daytona-Beach News Journal on why Governor Scott and Legislative Leadership were right to reject federal ObamaCare grants. The current debate in Washington

Quality Service and Accountability from State Government Employees

As part of my public records requests in Florida, I have been very impressed with the responsiveness and high level of customer service from Florida's state employees.  They


Study: Reversing Obamacare-Lite

Abstract: This spring, after living under the costly failures of Obamacare-like health care legislation for two decades, the Maine Legislature enacted a set of patient-centered, market-based health care