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February 24, 2018

Jason Garcia

Florida Trend Associate Editor • jgarcia@floridatrend.com

Jason Garcia

Jason Garcia is a graduate of the Phillip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland. Before coming to Florida Trend, he worked for 13 years for the Orlando Sentinel, where he covered state politics and the tourism industry.

Articles by Jason Garcia:

Less Intervention: Florida's newest Supreme Court justice changes the high court's dynamics
New Florida Supreme Court Justice Alan Lawson has taken a narrower view of which cases the court should hear than his predecessor.
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Spotless: Researchers get an almost dust-free facility for creating smart sensors
Last April, a cadre of local political, business and education leaders gathered for the grand opening of the Florida Advanced Manufacturing Research Center...
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The Military in Florida: Real Money in Make-Believe
A phalanx of procurement offices in Orlando oversees some $4 billion in spending for simulation and training services for the U.S. military.
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Clay county rising
It's an old truism in the Legislature that the power of legislative leaders begins to peak in the year before they formally take control.
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Keep an eye on...
Two of the most fascinating people to watch this session aren't even legislators.
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Succession: The search is on for UCF's next president
After a quarter-century on the job, University of Central Florida President John Hitt revealed in October that he will retire at the end of the 2017-18 school year.
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Legislature 2018: Agenda fest
With the governor's job up for grabs and two open Cabinet positions, a horde of legislators will be looking for angles to play.
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Influx: More Puerto Ricans are migrating to Florida
There are nearly 1.1 million Puerto Ricans living in Florida. Hurricane Maria's devastation will accelerate the migration to between 60,000 and 90,000 a year.
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Orlando envisions a sports-theme plan under an I-4 overpass
I-4 cuts an unsightly gash through downtown Orlando, creating an elevated obstacle that separates the central business and nightlife district from the city's sports venues, leaving space beneath the roadway that is relegated mostly to surface parking.
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Rising tide: Cruise revenue pushes Port Canaveral toward $100 million
A new generation of leviathan-like cruise ships and a small but fast-growing cargo business has put Port Canaveral on the cusp of a significant milestone: $100 million in revenue.
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