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Fishkind Commentary: Even Northern Hurricanes Affect Florida Economy

October 30, 2012 | WMFE - Hurricane Sandy slammed into the northern Atlantic Coast last night killing at least 15 people and leaving thousands without electric power in one of the nation's most densely populated regions.

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Florida has had plenty of experience with hurricanes and tropical storms have cost the state billions of dollars in damage over the past 20 years. Economic analyst Hank Fishkind tells 90.7’s Tom Parkinson that these storms have a major economic impact in Florida even if the storm makes landfall thousands of miles away.

 

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