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Ron Klein

Ron Klein
Ronald "Ron" Klein (born July 10, 1957) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. Klein, a Democrat, served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996 and in the Florida Senate from 1996 till 2006, where he was the Senate minority leader.
Ronald "Ron" Klein (born July 10, 1957) is an American politician from the U.S. state of Florida. Klein, a Democrat, served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996 and in the Florida Senate from 1996 till 2006, where he was the Senate minority leader. « Show less

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  • Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators

    Jimmy Ryce's dad: Law has missed too many sex predators
    A violent sex crime devastated Don Ryce's family. A kidnapper raped and murdered his young son, and the resulting pain and grief may have hastened the deaths of his wife and daughter. Ryce found some comfort in the Florida law, passed in his son's...
  • Recalling Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win

    Recalling Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win
    Ellyn Bogdanoff's first election win (after losing races for the Broward School Board and the state Senate in the 1990s) was incredibly close. Here's the story I wrote with former Sun Sentinel staff writer Kathy Bushouse when Bogdanoff was finally...
  • About Ron Klein

    About Ron Klein
    Ron Klein, a member of Holland & Knight's Public Policy & Regulation Group, has worked in the private sector as a business and transactional attorney for over 25 years, as well as the public sector as an elected official in both Tallahassee and...
  • Trayvon Martin death: How did Stand Your Ground pass Senate 39-0?

     
    Thirty-nine yeas, zero nays. Hard to believe that such a bad bill could have been approved unanimously, but it was. When the so-called Stand Your Ground bill went to a vote in the Florida Senate on March 25, 2005, the......
  • Ron Klein: Still a chance he'll seek Democratic nomination for Senate

  • Burmese pythons expanding reach in South Florida

    Burmese pythons expanding reach in South Florida
    Armed with hooks, tongs and a snake bag, biologists at Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge spent Thursday learning how to catch Burmese pythons. Although none have been seen at Loxahatchee, the refuge's workers are getting prepared as part of a...
  • Lou Frey joins Crist's list of Martinez replacement candidates

    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Charlie Crist has added former Central Florida Congressman Lou Frey and two other former officeholders to his list of candidates to fill the term of retiring U.S. Sen Martinez. Crist's office announced Sunday that all three had...
  • Closer look: Florida's congressional delegation

    Florida Delegation The 2010 midterm elections produced a new senator and eight new House members to represent Florida. Only one of the newcomers is a Democrat. Delegation total: 2 senators and 25 House members In 2009/2010: Florida Republicans...
  • Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together

    Florida's congressional delegation faces tough task in working together
    Can the Florida members of Congress find a way to get along? After a bruising campaign marked by attack ads and charges of extremism, Sen.-elect Marco Rubio and seven new House members will be sworn into office Wednesday to join a Florida delegation...
  • Ron Klein and Lois Frankel battle White House over federal housing bill

     
    This week???s political debate in Washington over how to address the nation???s housing crisis touches down in Palm Beach County, with a pair of local Democratic officials attempting to draw attention to the topic on Friday. U.S. Rep. Ron......
  • Bush remarks to Israeli parliament gets stern reaction in Palm Beach County

     
    If President Bush were looking for a way to raise the ire of Democrats in south Palm Beach County, he may have hit the mark on Thursday. Despite repeated promises that he would not insert himself into the presidential race,......