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Archive for Tuesday, January 31, 2017

CAIR Files Lawsuit to Stop Trump’s Immigration Ban

A Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization says it is filing a lawsuit challenging President Trumps executive order on immigration. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, also known as CAIR, is asking for the executive orders to be stopped.
Published in Central Florida News

Fishkind Conversations: Inside Gov. Scott’s Tax Cut Plan

Gov. Rick Scott Tuesday released his official budget proposal for the 2017 fiscal year. It includes what economic analyst Hank Fishkind calls an ambitious $618 million tax cut program. Its centerpiece is a $454 million cut in the taxes that businesses pay to rent space. 90.7's Nicole Darden-Creston asked Fishkind how he thinks the state budget will shape up for this fiscal year, starting with this proposed tax cut and how it may affect central Florida's economy.
Published in Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Intersection: Laughter Yoga

Laughter can be infectious, and theres a form of yoga thats catching on too. We visit a laughter yoga class, where you dont need a mat, and theres more emphasis on eye contact and group interaction.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection

Intersection: Commercial Space Race Heats Up Space Coast Economy

The commercial space race is heating up the economy on Floridas space coast. Constructions underway on a satellite factory, SpaceX is getting ready to resume launches to the International space station, and a company called Moon Express is shooting for the moon and a multi million dollar prize. Meanwhile, what will the Trump administrations space policy mean for NASA- and the Kennedy Space Center? Space Florida's Dale Ketcham discusses the year ahead for the Space Coast.
Published in Central Florida News, Intersection