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Fishkind Conversations: How Florida's Economy Is Faring Halfway Through 2019

The salary boost could be a shot in the arm for struggling tourist industry workers. Photo: Flickr Creative Commons
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We’re six months into the year, so 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston checked in with economic analyst Hank Fishkind to take stock of Florida’s economy.

Fishkind says this year’s been good to the Sunshine State. And in some cases, better than last year.

Economic indicators such as housing market numbers and job growth are showing positive gains, according to Fishkind.

Click the Play Audio button to hear their conversation.

Nicole came to Central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. She joined Central Florida Public Media 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 extraordinary hurricanes to historic space flights, from the people and procedures of Florida’s justice system to the changing face of the state’s economy.