October 14, 2019

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:

For years, the small city of Clermont, a bedroom community west of Orlando and north of Walt Disney World, has tried to separate itself from other suburbs
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OUC studies shutting down two coal-powered plants
In the suburbs of east Orange County, two 50-foot concrete cooling towers at the Orlando Utilities Commission's Curtis H. Stanton Energy Center loom over the surroundings.
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Space Florida's rocket science financing
Some of the deals that spurred redevelopment of the Space Coast have involved creative use of tax incentives.
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Python detection cameras in Florida
From its new U.S. headquarters in Osceola County's NeoCity technology district...
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Walt Disney World's political spending
Disney's political spending has grown to more closely match its size.
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Consolidated-Tomoka selling off undeveloped land to buy developed land
Founded more than 100 years ago to sell turpentine and pitch to ship owners and groceries to sailors, Consolidated-Tomoka Land...
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The new Florida Supreme Court
The new state Supreme Court has already made its impact felt in Florida...
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Florida's tax law exemptions
The story of how Florida taxpayers wound up subsidizing junk mail.
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Florida tax laws and intellectual property
Why does Florida still allow companies to set up subsidiaries to collect royalties from themselves?
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Man in Florida paid off the lunch debt for more than 400 students. He hopes others follow suit
Man in Florida paid off the lunch debt for more than 400 students. He hopes others follow suit

Hundreds of Florida students in need were able to have their lunch debt paid off this week through a community group that banded together to set an example. “It has a lot of impacts if a child is happy and well-fed,” said Angie Vyas-Knight, who helps manage the Jupiter Mamas Facebook group.

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