Occupational License Reform in Florida

The Reason Foundation and the DeVoe L. Moore Center put together a Policy Brief on Occupational Licensing in Florida. The Liberty First Network is looking to take action, stating “this brief talks about how these licenses are unnecessary and are killing jobs here in Florida…Take the LFN survey and let us know what licenses we…

Subsidiarity, limited government and personal freedom

Subsidiarity is the principle that matters ought to be handled by the smallest, lowest or least centralized competent authority. The Oxford Dictionary defines subsidiarity as, “(In politics) the principle that a central authority should have a subsidiary function, performing only those tasks which cannot be performed at a more local level.” The Catechism of the Catholic…

Florida legislators say ‘no’ to ‘corporate welfare’

Florida legislators say ‘no’ to corporate welfare| Enterprise Florida Inc. (EFI) was recently forced to downsize, dramatically, after the Legislature rejected its bid for $250 million to attract companies to Florida, which some deemed “corporate welfare.”  Governor Rick Scott blamed the Legislature for EFI’s demise and ordered its board of directors to make $6 million…