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Melbourne-Palm Bay’s economy got a boost in 2019 from the space industry. Photo: a SpaceX Falcon 9 CRS-18 rocket launched at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, July 25, 2019 (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Dalton Williams)
Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Economic Commentaries: Is Florida’s Job Growth Sustainable?


Florida’s unemployment rate dropped to an all time low of just 3% in December 2019 as the state added 212,000 jobs over the year. That’s according to Friday’s announcement by Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity. 90.7’s Matthew Peddie sat down with economic analyst Hank Fishkind, president of Fishkind Litigation Services, for a closer look at what’s behind 2019’s jobs numbers. 
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