Vittorio Nastasi is the director of criminal justice policy at Reason Foundation.
Nastasi works on criminal justice reform, healthcare regulation, occupational licensing, and environmental policy issues at Reason Foundation.
His work has been published in the Wall Street Journal, Orange County Register, Palm Beach Post, and Tallahassee Democrat, among others.
Prior to joining Reason, Nastasi worked with the James Madison Institute and the DeVoe L. Moore Center focusing on land-use regulation, occupational licensing, and criminal justice reform.
Nastasi graduated from Florida State University with bachelors degrees in Economics and Political Science.
He is based in Tallahassee, Florida.
Would a Green Fiscal Stimulus Help the Environment and the Economy?
This policy brief considers the main “green recovery” proposals and evaluates whether they would achieve their stated objectives.
Florida’s Response to COVID-19 Shows How It Could Address the Looming Physician Shortage
Lawmakers should consider permanent reforms to allow out-of-state health care professionals to more easily practice in Florida and embrace the potential of technological innovations.
Mistakes During the COVID-19 Pandemic Highlight the Need for Nursing Home Reforms
Nationwide, nursing home residents account for 38 percent of COVID-19 fatalities.
How to Improve and Speed Up COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution
Rather than getting too caught up in prioritization, state and federal officials should focus on delivering vaccines as quickly as possible to those that want them.
Passage of Prop. 22 Helps Some of California’s Gig Workers, But Assembly Bill 5 Should Be Repealed
While Prop. 22 was a victory for app-based drivers, it does nothing for the thousands of other independent contractors in other industries also negatively impacted by AB5.
Analysis of Florida’s 2020 Ballot Measure Results
Florida voters gave their verdict on six statewide ballot initiatives.
Florida Voters Approved a $15 Minimum Wage, Rejected Top-Two Open Primary Elections
Examining the results of statewide ballot initiatives and their potential impacts on Florida.
Removing Restrictions of Nurse Practitioners Could Expand Access to Health Care
More states should allow nurse practitioners to practice independently and to the full extent of their training.
Florida Ballot Initiative Analysis: Amendment 4 (2020)
A voters' guide to Florida's Amendment 4, which would require constitutional amendments to be approved by 60 percent of Florida's voters in two successive elections in order for them to become law.