March 2020 Contents
Inside Florida Trend's print and digital issue
Florida's prisions are violent, underfunded, understaffed and oriented almost completely toward punishment rather than rehabilitation.
Private prison operators have introduced more programs focused on rehabilitating and educating inmates as the state and nation move away from a policy of mass incarceration.
Public Employee Salaries
What it takes to make $100,000 as a government employee. Hint: Consider being a first responder.
A fight over whether to privatize Jacksonville's public utility produced a political melee in Jacksonville that divided the city's business community.
Florida's business school deans talk about how they keep their MBA programs relevant.
Continuing to Evolve
With over 900 new residents a day, our state continues to experience tremendous growth.
“You don't believe what you read in the paper? Go get the records yourself."
Breaking the Cycle
The smartest initiatives address all the root causes of poverty.
Economic Backbone - Architecture
Eye-catching architectural designs around the state: Seminole Hard Rock & Casino, Hollywood; Museum Garage, Miami; 22squared, Tampa; Fairwinds CU, Orlando; and more.
Space Coast Spotlight
Space Coast & Brevard County
Brevard County is creating a diversified economy around its thriving space industry.
Around the State
Hip Hop Snacks
Rap Snacks uses rappers to promote its treats.
Rethinking Public Transit
St. Lucie county is conducting a pilot of a "public Uber."
TGH is using equipment that enables donor organs to be transported at body temperature.
Making a Statement
SunTrust and BB&T have merged, forming Truist.
etecRX has received FDA clearance for its medicinal dosage system.
Apalachicola Bay's oyster industry will receive a $20 million federal restoration grant.
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