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Fishkind Conversations: How Florida Will Feel The Shutdown, Now And Later


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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 longest partial federal government shutdown on record has come to an end. Congress passed and President Trump signed a continuing resolution that funds the portion of the government that was closed, with the funding lasting until February 15th.

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the recent shutdown will have both transitory and permanent economic impacts on the Sunshine State and here in Central Florida.

Fishkind tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston about the short-term and long-term consequences he sees for Florida. He starts the conversation with another dubious distinction of the recent shutdown.

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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 »

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