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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