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Public Policy Institute welcomes Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Gov. Bill Weld for “Jacksonville Town Hall” Thursday

Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld will take questions from the public Thursday, Sept. 22, in a “Jacksonville Town Hall” (#JUvotes) hosted by the JU Public Policy Institute. PPI master’s students will also engage in …

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Unrivaled: debates hosted by Public Policy Institute and WJXT were historic in scope

Look up the word debate online and you’ll find a number of definitions that offer a variation on the same theme: disagreement.

“A discussion between people in which they express different opinions about something.” “A contention by words or arguments.” …

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Public Policy Institute, WJXT to co-host debates in races for State Attorney, two U.S. House seats

The Public Policy Institute and WJXT Channel 4, The Local Station, will co-host debates (#JUdebates) Aug. 16-18 among candidates for State Attorney for the Fourth Judicial Circuit, U.S. Representative for Florida Congressional District 4 and U.S. Representative for Congressional District …

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Florida should be seen as a gateway to success and innovation, Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam tells JU PPI board

Issues key to making Florida a player in the global job market – economics, water, education and healthcare – were the focus of an address by Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam when he visited with Jacksonville University’s Public Policy …

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Don’t sit on the sidelines, former Sen. Bob Graham tells students in Public Policy Institute address

Jacksonville University has established its Public Policy Institute for the right reason: to function as a proactive, rather than reactive, service to the public, former Florida Governor and U.S. Senator Bob Graham said at the Institute’s Board of Advisors meeting …

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Civil, robust debate as Public Policy Institute hosts third of mayor’s town halls on emotional LGBT rights issue

With impassioned views on both sides over whether the city’s anti-discrimination laws should be expanded to cover lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, the Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute did its job well Tuesday, Dec. 15, hosting respectful discussion on …

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Public Policy Institute wraps up banner year

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute finishes an extraordinary year of progress in 2015, with substantive political debates, a much-cited inaugural GOP primary poll, important lectures, the conferring of the first MPP degrees in the history of Florida, and more. …

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Trump leads, Fiorina and Rubio rise in major Florida shakeup, Public Policy Institute poll finds

Businessman Donald Trump remains the frontrunner among Republican presidential candidates in Florida, with former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush maintaining strong support, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina surging, neurosurgeon Ben Carson losing some ground and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio on the …

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Public Policy Institute hosting top expert on carbon emission reduction Oct. 14

We often talk about “reducing our carbon footprint,” and it makes us feel good to be proactive in bettering the environment. When we look at the price of carbon-reducing technologies and adaptations, however, the price of “being green” can quickly …

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