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August 16, 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:

At Daytona State College, the student homeless population had grown from fewer than 30 students just before the 2008-09 recession to about 80...
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Harvesting rooftops: Rayonier is in the development business
The timber and real estate company envisions its 261-acre Wildlight project as the beginning of something bigger...
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Florida has a pattern of cutting spending on public health
By one measure, Florida cut its total spending on public health by 35% between 2009 and 2015.
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“We're basically the equivalent of a tropical country sitting here in the United States.”
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A healthier approach: Hotelier Harris Rosen makes health care a priority
Hotelier Harris Rosen has a small empire, with nine hotels around Orlando. You might not expect to find out that Rosen is also an innovator in health care...
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Calculations: Orange County's string of GOP mayors may be coming to an end
Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings, a Democrat, is getting a hand from central Florida's typically Republican-leaning business community in his bid for county mayor.
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The Constitution Revision Commission, which meets every 20 years, has proposed eight constitutional amendments...
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Time to Share: Marriott Vacations and ILG merge
Two of Florida's biggest publicly traded companies are joining forces, as Orlando-based Marriott Vacations Worldwide will buy Miami-based ILG in a $4.7 billion cash-and-stock deal.
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The Film Industry in Florida: Lights, Camera, Inaction
Some local governments are stepping in with incentives where the state left off.
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Getting a Lift: Mears turns to private equity investors to take on ride-sharing companies.
In 1939, Paul Mears Jr. bought three cars and started a taxi business. Over the next 80 years, he and his family built Orlando-based Mears Transportation...
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