Daniel Davis: Move jail out of Downtown and speed development

Published on May 5, 2023 at 11:22 am

Jacksonville mayoral candidate Daniel Davis says his strategy to revitalize Downtown would give the Downtown Investment Authority more autonomy to finalize development deals, fulfill the core’s demand for workforce housing and relocate the jail within his first term.

With less than two weeks before Duval County’s runoff on May 16, the Republican and JAX Chamber CEO sat down with Jacksonville Daily Record news staff and outlined his economic development priorities if elected.

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Davis discussed Downtown, parks, budget priorities, police recruiting, pensions and more.

Read the full interview at the Daily Record, a Jacksonville Today news partner. The Daily Record is scheduling a similar interview with Democrat candidate Donna Deegan that will appear before the election.

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