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Fishkind Conversations: Economics Of A “Phase 3” Reopening

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Hank Fishkind. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

In a surprise move on Friday, Spetember 25, 2020, Governor Ron DeSantis shifted Florida to “Phase 3” reopening, lifting capacity limitations on all businesses, including restaurants, bars, and attractions.

The order also suspends any fines imposed for violating COVID-19 restrictions, including masks, and prohibits any COVID-19 ordinance from preventing anyone from working or operating a business.

90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston asked economic analyst Dr. Hank Fishkind about the economic implications of this executive order.

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Nicole Darden Creston

About Nicole Darden Creston

All Things Considered Host and Reporter

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined WMFE in 2010. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from local arts to national elections, from ... Read Full Bio »