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.
Abolishing Ohio’s death penalty would be good for justice and for taxpayers
Since 1979, 11 people in Ohio have been exonerated while on death row awaiting execution.
Nevada Question 3 (2022): Top-five ranked choice voting initiative
Under rank-choice voting, voters rank their preferred candidates rather than selecting one candidate to receive their votes.
Montana C-48 (2022): Search warrant for electronic data amendment
Montana’s C-48 would "make it explicitly clear that our digital information is protected from unreasonable government searches and seizures."
Regulations keep homeownership out of reach for young Americans
Housing policy reforms are urgently needed to place homeownership back within the reach of younger adults.
Florida Gov. DeSantis continues to pursue Everglades restoration
Florida lawmakers have taken significant steps to advance restoration goals and speed up various projects that have been in progress for nearly two decades.
Land-use regulations drive up the cost of housing and hamper economic mobility
Excessive regulations are needlessly inflating housing prices and hurting workers and families.
Understanding the recent nationwide increase in crime
Violent crime has decreased dramatically since its peak in the 1990s. In 2020, the violent crime rate remained near the record lows achieved throughout the 2000s.
Rating states on telehealth best practices
This toolkit aims to help policymakers move towards quality-oriented, affordable, and innovative health systems by ensuring that their state telehealth laws remove barriers that prevent access to care.
States need permanent reforms to achieve the full benefits of telehealth services
The rapid rise in telehealth adoption during the pandemic was enabled, in part, by emergency regulatory suspensions at the federal level and in nearly all 50 states.