Broward News

"Stacie" Ritter -- not Stacy Ritter -- Is Hero of the Health-Care Crisis



That's Stacie Ritter: The Cindy Sheehan of the health-care crisis, she's known some tough times. But this plucky mom is ready to take her fight for health care to the front door of the Cigna CEO's mansion.

Meanwhile, Stacy Ritter has a mansion of her own, courtesy her marriage to mega-lobbyist Russ Klenet. And that home has a redesigned interior paid for by a convicted felon and alleged Ponzi schemer, Joel Steinger. Health-care coverage is far from the mind of Stacy Ritter, the Broward mayor.

But then Stacie might not want to trade places with Stacy, what with the current tendency of county power brokers being hit with felony corruption charges.

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Thomas Francis