January 2020 Contents

Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue

FEATURES

2020 Legislative Review

Ron DeSantis

The Issues

Barring any surprises, budget fights will likely dominate the 2020 session when lawmakers return to Tallahassee this month.

Asking the Right Questions

Chris Sprowls grew up in a home where politics were a dinner-table topic most nights. He became a prosecutor in part on the advice of a famous journalist.

Economic Backbone

Cancer Care
Advancements in Cancer Research

A cancer researcher at UCF's College of Medicine was recently awarded $100K from the Breast Cancer Research Foundation; and other cancer research from around the state.

Largest Cancer Centers in Florida

Ranked by total number of cases

Trendlines

Up Front
A Fresh Look for 2020

You may have noticed a new look to the cover of this month's Florida Trend...

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Gene Deckerhoff

“My first broadcast was an all-star Little League Baseball game in Jacksonville. They didn't have names on the jerseys, so we had no idea who the little guys were.”

Editor's Page
Forgotten

It's been more than a year since Hurricane Michael devastated the state's Northwest region...

Economic Outlook

2020 Economic Outlook

Florida in 2020

Perspectives on the year ahead from business leaders in each of Florida's major regions, along with key growth-related statistics and a roundup of issues and news.

Miami

Trains, politics, environment

Southeast

Workforce, environment, infrastructure

Southwest

Red tide, higher ed, transportation

Central

Transportation, affordable housing, health

Northeast

Jacksonville's downtown, affordable housing, workforce

Northwest

Hurricane recovery, military, tourism

Community Portrait

Special Section
Tallahassee & Leon County

In the Tallahassee-Leon County area, every day is a perfect day for business learning and play.

Tallahassee

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Florida Business News

Florida Trend Video Pick

Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa
Florida panthers, skunks and primates among 1st to get vaccinated against COVID at ZooTampa

The push for protection against COVID-19 is moving past humans and into the animal world. From lions and tigers in Washington, D.C., to gorillas in Atlanta and a ferret in South Florida, several animals across the country have tested positive for the virus. ZooTampa at Lowry Park says it hasn't had any animals test positive but is getting ahead of the game by beginning to vaccinate animals that have been identified as most susceptible to COVID.

 

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Ballot Box

Florida Senator Jeff Brandes is proposing a bill for a new bird to replace the current state bird - the mockingbird. What type of bird do you think would be a better replacement?

  • Osprey
  • None - keep the mockingbird
  • Red-shouldered hawk
  • Flamingo
  • Brown pelican
  • Ibis
  • Great blue heron
  • Scrub-jay
  • Roseate spoonbill
  • Other (Please share your comments in the comment section below)

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