The Institute’s staff is made up of issue area experts who are available as panelists or guest speakers for annual meetings, roundtables or other events! Below is information on issue areas and publications of note; for more background information visit FPI’s staff page.

Joseph F. Pennisi, Executive Director
State budget, taxes and finance, revenue

Publications of note:
Mireya Eavey and Joe Pennisi: Tax assistance program and tax credits boost economy (Herald- Tribune)
Florida’s spending demands closer look (Miami Herald)
Congress needs to expand Federal Earned Income Tax Credit (Sun-Sentinel)


Anne Swerlick, Health Policy Analyst
Health care, Medicaid program, CHIP

Publications of note:
More than 200,000 Black and Hispanic Children in Florida Would No Longer be Eligible for Medicaid Under Proposed Federal Cuts (June 2017)
Resuscitating the Low Income Pool: Good in the Short Term but No Substitute for Coverage (April 2017)
Debunking the Myths in House Memorial 7033, An Unjustified Requiem for Medicaid (March 2017)