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Every Tuesday morning at 7:34 on 90.7 WMFE-FM join Morning Edition host Tom Parkinson and local economist Dr. Hank Fishkind as they discuss how the latest developments in the business world affect Central Florida's economy.
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Fishkind Commentary: Florida's Business Friendliness
May 21st, 2013 | WMFE- Florida's often touted as one of the most business friendly states in the country- but a couple of recent economic studies cast doubt on that claim.
One report, by the Anderson Economics Group ranked Florida's business tax burden one of the highest in the US.
Fishkind Commentary: On Florida's Rejection of Federal Healthcare Funds
May 14, 2013 | WMFE - Florida's 2013 legislative session wrapped up just over a week ago, but controversy remains over the Legislature's handling of healthcare. Despite support from Governor Rick Scott and the state Senate, the Florida House refused to accept $51 billion in federal funds to provide health insurance to 1.1 million uninsured Floridians by expanding Medicaid coverage under the federal Affordable Care Act.
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