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March 2017 Contents

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FEATURES

2017 Legislative Preview

House Speaker Richard Corcoran

Heavy Hitter

Florida's new speaker of the House wields more power than any speaker in decades.

The Issues: 2017's Legislative Priorities

A tighter state budget and promises of spending cuts put pressure on a host of legislative priorities.

Economic Backbone

Trends & Updates
PEOs & Executive Recruitment

Changes in regulation and federal recognition are giving the industry a boost.

Trendlines

Up Front
Spotlight on Polk

You probably know Polk County and Lakeland, its biggest city, located between Tampa Bay and Orlando...

Chick Magnets

Dining
Chick magnets

Chicken stampedes onto Florida menus — in multiple fried variations.

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Bello Nock

"After seven generations of circus performers in my family, my parents told me that I didn't have to follow in their footsteps. I just had to try it out for 30 or 40 years."

Of Counsel
Meet Florida's new justice.

10 things to know about C. Alan Lawson ...

Editor's Page
Time to serve

Want a reminder that Americans remain fundamentally decent and generous? Volunteer.

MBA Programs

MBA Programs

Spotlight
International Attraction

MBA degree programs at Florida universities attract students from all over the world who like the diversity at the schools and opportunities to interact with local businesspeople.

Community Portrait

Polk County

Businesses, sectors, vital statistics and the voices of central Florida's Polk County.

Around the State

Statewide
Site Seeing: Consultants eye policy

Site selectors are watching Florida's debate over incentives closely.

Miami
Sea leveling: Miami takes on rising tides

Experts predict the Atlantic Ocean will rise two feet by 2060 — putting the western half of Miami beach under water.

SouthEASt
Eye in the sky: Boca's EagleEye Intelligence

Entrepreneur Scott Adams' new venture involves airborne intelligence.

SOUTHWEST
Crossroads for Florida's panthers

Endangered since 1967, Florida's panthers may have reached population equilibrium this year.

CENTRAL
Advantage, Lake Nona

The USTA opens its tennis academy, and KPMG announces big plans.

NorthEAST
UF is charting its course

UF gets more inclusive with its latest long-term master plan.

Northwest
Energized industry in Walton County

A once-idle industrial park in Walton County comes to life.

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Florida Trend Video Pick

Florida's 'space coast' sees major return of business, employment
Florida's 'space coast' sees major return of business, employment

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