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Fishkind Commentary: An Economist's View of the 2013 Legislative Session


May 7, 2013 | WMFE - Florida's 2013 legislative session came to an end Friday, with a $74.5 billion dollar budget passed, some significant new laws made, and some major legislation that didn't make it to Governor Rick Scott's desk.

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[Image: Dr. Hank Fishkind of Fishkind & Associates Economic Consultants]

90.7’s Nicole Creston asked economic expert Dr. Hank Fishkind for his analysis of the session and what it means for Central Florida’s economy…starting with that $74.5 billion budget. It is a $4.5 billion increase over last year, but Fishkind explains that's only part of the story.

 

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