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David Volz

Policy

Dollars against danger: Brightline gets grant money for safety improvements, expansion

Since the service's start in 2017, its trains have killed over 50 people, though many of them were suicides.

Policy

Florida elected official still serves although she lives in Georgia

A Hollywood city commissioner bought a house out of state to care for her ill daughter and mainly resides there, carrying out her duties and attending meetings remotely.

Politics

'She delivers': How Debbie Wasserman Schultz became a fixture in South Florida politics

She's been in elected office since she was 26. One expert calls her 'the right politician for the right district ... liberal, but not too liberal.'

Policy

Are Palm Beach County residents ready to mortgage the future?

County voters will decide whether to OK a $200 million bond issue to subsidize affordable housing.

Policy

Citizens Insurance coverage limits hitting South Florida homeowners the hardest

'Florida’s property insurance market is facing a crisis not seen since the collapse of the market after Hurricane Andrew,' one expert says.

Personality

Can Jane Gilbert beat the heat and save lives in South Florida?

With daily highs in the low 90s, Miami-Dade County’s “chief heat officer” has her work cut out.

Policy

Bad reputation? Miami-Dade County's affordability problem continues to vex officials

But Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava and others hope better funding for housing will make a dent.

Policy

Too high: Rents, home prices blowing up in Miami-Dade County

As Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava declares a rent emergency, middle and working class families are hardest hit.

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