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Fishkind Commentary: What Does President Trump Mean For Florida’s Economy?


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90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

90.7's economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind, President of Fishkind and Associates

90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says Florida’s economy could benefit from a Trump administration…depending how quickly he pushes through his immigration and trade policies.

Fishkind says deporting millions of undocumented but law-abiding citizens would have a serious impact on tourism, agriculture and construction.

But in the short term, he says a combination of infrastructure spending and tax cuts could help the U.S. economy grow by 3 percent next year… and faster growth for the Florida economy.

 

 


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A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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