90.7 WMFE and 89.5 WMFV are Central Florida's primary provider of NPR programming and Classical Music. Part of the community since 1965, providing quality national and local news and programming. We inspire and empower all Central Floridians to discover, grow and engage within and beyond their world.
Support for 90.7 WMFE is provided by

Archive for Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Fishkind Conversations: The Economics Of A Fish Kill

Residents along the Indian River Lagoon have been cleaning up after last months unprecedented fish kill. As news broke of another fish kill in the Tampa area, 90.7's Nicole Creston asked economic analyst Hank Fishkind to explain the economic implications of the Indian River Lagoon's health.
Published in Fishkind Economic Commentaries

How Do Orange County Leaders Spend The Tourism Development Tax?

When tourists spend a night in Orlando, they pay a tax. Its a six percent which goes to a fund that helps pay for things like convention centers, sports stadiums and arenas, auditoriums and museums and the marketing of Orlando. Its a lot of money. And in the next seven years, Orange County is expecting a surplus of the tourism development tax -- but how will it be spent?
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection