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December 14, 2018

Jason Garcia

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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:

Biosolids: Waste to fertilizer to - pollution?
One region's waste fertilizes another region's pastures — but becomes a source of pollution in the process.
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The recently announced $15-billion merger between L3 Technologies and Harris, based in Melbourne, creates the sixth-largest defense contractor in the U.S. out of what had been two medium-sized players.
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There's a big gray area in the minimum-wage laws involving employees who receive tips.
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Jeff Vinik's major stake in downtown Tampa
Development begins on 17 blocks of property encompassing 50 acres.
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It's uncertain whether Gov. Scott will get to appoint three replacement justices on the state Supreme Court. What is certain is that he's already had a hand in who'll be picked.
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Setting the pace: New Disney contract raises wages to $15 an hour
Timeshare tussle
Timeshare companies and exit companies are blaming each other for rising default rates.
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Skyline shapers, city changers in Florida
Across the state, a group of developers are reshaping their cities' downtowns with a host of innovative projects.
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Next in line? Profile of Kathleen Plinske
Kathleen Plinske takes over as the No. 2 administrator at Valencia College.
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Gov. Scott won't pick three state Supreme Court justices, but here's why he wins anyway
Florida's Supreme Court ruled that the next governor will pick three high court justices, but Gov. Scott's influence will be felt.
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