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Senate Marks the One Year Anniversary of Surfside Tower Collapse

On Thursday, Florida Republicans U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio and Rick Scott welcomed the Senate’s unanimous passage of their resolution commemorating one year since the partial collapse of Champlain Towers South in Surfside, Florida that...
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New Poll Shows Florida Voters Back More Inspections of Multi-Family Residential Units After Surfside...

With lawmakers in Tallahassee debating legislation calling for stronger structural and building safety inspections makes its way through the legislative process, Florida voters believe that periodic inspections should be established to help prevent another...
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Ricardo Wolf: The Sale of Surfside Land and Who is to Blame

As I write this article, we have recently passed the twenty-year mark of the September 11th attack on our country, and just under four months since South Florida’s most catastrophic disaster, where 98 innocent...
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Florida Delegation Secures Funds to Have Feds Investigate Surfside Condo Collapse

On the U.S. House Science, Space and Technology Committee, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., was able to amend the “National Institute of Standards and Technology for the Future Act" to include the funds with the committee backing the amendment. U.S. Reps. Carlos Gimenez, R-Fla., Bill Posey, R-Fla., Michael Waltz, R-Fla., and Dan Webster, R-Fla., all backed the amendment which also “directs NIST to identify the source of the failure, issue recommendations on how to prevent future collapses, and inform building codes for similar structures.”