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JU Co-Hosts Jacksonville’s Only Station-Neutral Mayoral Debate Simulcast

By Sheri Webber

Four candidates in the Jacksonville race for mayor stepped onto the Terry Concert Hall stage Wednesday night and into the homes of Duval County residents for a live, hour-long debate broadcast. Jacksonville University (JU) was proud to …

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Expert Panel Explores Patient Safety Solutions for Victims of Human Trafficking at Annual QSEN Forum

By Sheri Webber

About one in four human trafficking survivors come into contact with a healthcare professional at some point. But some members of the medical community feel they lack the awareness, training, and collaborative network necessary to combat the …

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MARKET LIFE: Why the U.S. Deficit Matters

By Dr. Don Capener

Does the federal deficit still matter?

The deficit mushroomed in the last 16 years as a result of increased government spending and tax cuts. The projected U.S. federal budget deficit for fiscal year 2019 is $985 …

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JU and WJXT Co-Host Final Republican Primary Debate for Florida Governor’s Office

By Sheri Webber

The Jacksonville University Public Policy Institute (the Institute) is no stranger to lively debates between candidates. The Institute and WJXT-TV Channel 4 have co-hosted seven televised debates in local, state, and federal elections since 2015.

Tonight, the …

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JU PPI plays unique role on issues crucial to Florida’s future, state Speaker Will Weatherford says

 By Taylor Agnew

Jacksonville University

Florida can create a “pocket of prosperity” for its residents by addressing issues such as education and poverty, and Jacksonville University’s Public Policy Institute is playing a unique role in shaping dialogue on those very …

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