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Sarasota Casts a Critical Eye on New FEMA Flood Maps

Sarasota, Florida has 90 days to challenge FEMA’s new flood-plain maps. More

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Taking a Closer Look at Private Flood Insurance

Private firms are entering the coastal flood insurance market with privately-backed alternatives to the federal government’s National Flood Insurance Market. But are those plans a good value? And how safe are they? More

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Does The United States Need More Immigrant Construction Labor?

Construction industry lobbyists are pushing for more construction worker visas as Washington takes up immigration reform. More

In Florida, a Shortage of Help

Builders are getting re-acquainted with a problem that used to be familiar: a shortage of skilled labor. More

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