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Fishkind Conversations: GOP Tax Measure May Lead More Families To Florida

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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

The newly passed Tax Cut and Jobs Act is widely expected to stimulate economic growth modestly this year, but there are lingering questions about how it works and how much effect it will have in American households.

Here in Florida, the legislation is expected to bring changes that include a $27 billion tax cut in 2019, which works out to an average of a two-and-a-half percent cut per household – the bigger the income, the larger the percentage of taxes cut.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the measure will also likely boost population even higher in central Florida. He tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston what factors may lead to that outcome.

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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 »