Why The Legislature Failed To Pass Surfside ReformsFollowing the Surfside tragedy and the deaths of 98 people, it became clear there needed to be significant changes to state law to improve inspections and make sure critical repairs were done. And yet the Florida Legislature failed to pass a single reform. Why?
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Jennifer BradleyJim DeFede went one-on-one with Jennifer Bradley, the Senate sponsor of the Surfside reform bill.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Jared MoskowitzThis was Moskowitz’s first interview since declaring his run for Congress.
State Rep. Daniel Perez Explains Why Legislature Failed To Pass Condo Safety ReformsThe Florida Legislature wrapped up its 60-day session last week unable to pass the needed reforms.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Rep. Daniel PerezThe two discussed why state lawmakers failed to act on taking action to prevent another tragedy like the Surfside building collapse.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Manny Diaz Jr.The two discussed the culture war waged by him and other Republicans in the just-adjourned 2022 legislative session.
Facing South Florida: Florida’s Insurance CrisisJim DeFede went one-on-one with Republican State Sen. Jeff Brandes.
Facing South Florida: ‘Don’t Say Gay’ BillJim DeFede talked with Democratic State Sen. Shevrin Jones about the passage of the so-called “Don’t Say Gay” bill after his emotional plea to not pass it.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Gary FarmerJim DeFede spoke with State Sen. Gary Farmer about possibly running to fill Ted Deutch’s seat.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Rep. Ted DeutchJim DeFede went one-on-one with Deutch to discuss his plans for the future and his new role as CEO of the American Jewish Committee, a worldwide advocacy group that fights antisemitism.
Facing South Florida: Jim DeFede Interviews Vickie Cartwright, New Broward Schools SuperintendentJim DeFede sat down with Dr. Vickie Cartwright
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With Sheriff Bob GualtieriJim DeFede spoke with Sheriff Bob Gualtieri
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Sen. Annette TaddeoJim DeFede spoke with Democratic State Sen. Annette Taddeo about the winding weeks of the legislative session and her run for governor.
Facing South Florida: 1-On-1 With State Rep. Anna EskamaniAs the Florida Legislature enters the home stretch with two weeks left, Jim DeFede went one-on-one with State Rep. Anna Eskamani.
Facing South Florida: Florida Surgeon GeneralJim DeFede went one-on-one with State Sen. Tina Polsky, who is leading the fight in Tallahassee against the confirmation of Joseph Ladapo as Florida Surgeon General.