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90.7’s economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates
Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversation: What’s Wrong With Proposed Florida Budgets?


Last week the Florida Legislature passed competing budgets for the upcoming fiscal year beginning on July 1st. The Senate passed a $85.1 billion budget plan compared to the House plan at $81.2 billion putting the two $3.9 billion apart. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind dug into those budgets and shares a few of his thoughts with 90.7’s Catherine Welch.  
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90.7’s economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates
Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Conversations: Population Is Up, But Building Permits Are Not…What Gives?


Population in the Sunshine State is still ballooning, job numbers are still growing, there’s even an investment boom underway in Central Florida, as 90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind told us last week. So he says it’s somewhat surprising that a new report shows requests for home-building permits lagging behind both population growth and job formation.
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