Opinion: Florida grant program needs annual funding

09/6/2006 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

A Florida program providing matching grants to residents to strengthen their homes against storms should be fully funded every year, the Miami Herald editorial board writes. In addition, the board opposes a decision by the Florida Building Commission leaving open a loophole allowing the Panhandle to opt out of a requirement that doors withstand 120-mph winds.

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