Storm damaged roof on house with a blue plastic tarp over hole in the shingles and rooftop. (Credit: Michael O'Keene/Adobe Stock) Storm damaged roof on house with a blue plastic tarp over hole in the shingles and rooftop. (Credit: Michael O'Keene/Adobe Stock)

With the troubled property insurance industry blaming roof-damage claims for driving up costs, Florida lawmakers in May approved scaling back a requirement to replace roofs.

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