Tom Lee

Florida editorial roundup

Recent editorials from Florida newspapers:


Nov. 28

The Ledger of Lakeland on an act passed by the U.S. House of Representatives designed to update and upgrade the flood insurance program:

Hurricane season ends on Thursday, and we say good riddance. The misery visited upon Florida by Hurricane Irma — as well as that wrought in Texas by Hurricane Harvey — made us even more appreciative of our state's decade-long lull between major storm events.

But the storms of '17 may lead Congress to support an important and much-needed change in responding to these events, and the effects of other severe weather episodes, if the Senate can be convinced to go...