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April 20, 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:

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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Engineering the law: Marriott Vacations Worldwide's class-action timeshare battle
As a lawsuit against Marriott Vacations wound its way through the courts, the company and the timeshare industry tried to undermine the suit by getting the Legislature to change the law that provided the basis for the suit.
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Hot water: SeaWorld faces class-action lawsuits and investigations
In June, Orlando-based Sea-World Entertainment disclosed that it has received subpoenas from both the DOJ and the SEC.
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Deirdre Macnab transformed the Florida League of Women Voters
Deirdre Macnab transformed the Florida League of Women Voters into an aggressive activist group.
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The state of finance in Florida
BANKING UPDATE: Consolidation Is Hot; Deregulation Is Not
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