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Fishkind Economic Commentaries

Fishkind Commentaries: Sea Level Rise A Concern For Coastal Residents And Inland Communities

Economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the latest studies indicate that it will cost in excess of $75B  by 2030 to provide infrastructure to protect Florida against sea level rise and to allow the state to continue operating more or less as it does today. He tells 90.7’s Matthew Peddie sea level rise is a concern for residents of inland areas like Orlando, too. 
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Harry Nelson. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

‘United States Of Opioids’ Author On Central Florida’s Fight Against Opioid Addiction

A new report commissioned by Project Opioid looked at people affected by the opioid crisis in Central Florida, finding an increase in the number of non- fatal overdoses coming into emergency rooms. Still, healthcare attorney Harry Nelson who is the author of the book United States of Opioids, says this community is doing some things right in confronting the problem.
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Aretha Simons. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE

Orlando Mayoral Candidate Aretha Simons

Aretha Simons says the city of Orlando needs new leadership. Simons is a businesswoman challenging incumbent Buddy Dyer in the mayoral election. Simons joins Intersection to talk about her priorities for Orlando, including improving the supply of affordable housing and better mass transit.
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