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Incentive program may bring job growth in Gainesville

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City Commissioners are urging big businesses to take advantage of new programs to boost jobs in Gainesville. The commission approved two incentive programs that will relocate high-tech companies to Community Redevelopment Areas.  Gainesville City Commissioner Jeanna Mastrodicasa says despite competition by surrounding communities, these tools will set us apart.

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She says these two programs will provide financial incentives for companies to move to our area, creating high wage jobs for Gainesville residents.

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Ethan is a journalist at WUFT News. He's a Pennsylvania native who found a home reporting Florida's stories. Reach him by emailing emagoc@wuft.org or calling 352-294-1525.

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