Biz groups target Florida voters ahead of Democratic debates in Miami

 Biz groups target Florida voters ahead of Democratic debates in Miami

Florida voters will be inundated with advertisements this week surrounding the 2020 Democratic presidential debates on Tuesday and Wednesday in Miami.

Business groups have launched digital ads pushing against Medicare for All and for President TrumpDonald John TrumpJimmy Carter: 'I hope there's an age limit' on presidency White House fires DHS general counsel: report Trump to cap California trip with visit to the border MORE’s trade agreement with Mexico and Canada, benefits from the GOP tax bill, and private equity investment in the Sunshine State.


Trade Works for America, a group advocating for Congress to approve the new North American trade deal, has English- and Spanish-language ads on television and digital platforms across Florida, including the Miami-area, urging local lawmakers to support the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).

The ads target Florida Democratic Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-PowellDebbie Mucarsel-PowellHispanic Democrats announce 'Latina Prosperity Principles' Gun epidemic is personal for lawmakers touched by violence Democrats race against clock with push for impeachment MORE, Donna ShalalaDonna Edna ShalalaHouse panel delays vote on surprise medical bills legislation Republican Salazar seeks rematch with Shalala in key Miami House district House passes temporary immigration protections for Venezuelans MORE, Stephanie MurphyStephanie MurphyDemocrats ignore Asian American and Pacific Islander voters at their peril Blue Dog Democrats urge action on election security Lawmakers urge DNC to name Asian American debate moderator MORE, Bill PoseyWilliam (Bill) Joseph PoseyConservatives ask Barr to lay out Trump's rationale for census question Biz groups target Florida voters ahead of Democratic debates in Miami Hillicon Valley: Democratic state AGs sue to block T-Mobile-Sprint merger | House kicks off tech antitrust probe | Maine law shakes up privacy debate | Senators ask McConnell to bring net neutrality to a vote MORE, Darren SotoDarren Michael SotoHouse passes temporary immigration protections for Venezuelans House fails to pass temporary immigration protections for Venezuelans Former state House candidate says she made up story about removing 77 bullets from Pulse shooting victims MORE, and Charlie CristCharles (Charlie) Joseph CristPelosi says she'll no longer address anything Barr says GOP scores procedural win by securing more funding to enforce Iran sanctions Biz groups target Florida voters ahead of Democratic debates in Miami MORE

This is part of Trade Works for America's multimillion-dollar, nationwide ad campaign to educate workers, job creators and lawmakers about the benefits of the USMCA.

The Reforming America's Taxes Equitably (RATE) Coalition, which is focused on the corporate tax rate, released targeted Twitter ads in Miami highlighting economic momentum due to the GOP tax bill. 

The ads question why any candidates would want to roll back tax reform and the coalition’s website includes a form to contact your representative about the benefits of tax reform.

The RATE Coalition’s members include Altria, AT&T, FedEx, Ford, Home Depot, UPS, and Verizon, among others.

One Nation, which is a group tied to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellDemocrats seize Senate floor to protest gun inaction: 'Put up or shut up' Democrats press for action on election security Hillicon Valley: Election security looms over funding talks | Antitrust enforcers in turf war | Facebook details new oversight board | Apple fights EU tax bill MORE (R-Ky.), launched a $4 million ad campaign for television, radio and digital platforms, to push against Medicare for All.

The ads highlight stories out of Canada about its single-payer health care system and long wait times for patients, NBC reported.

The American Investment Council, which advocates for private investment interests, released a digital ad touting private equity investment in Florida.

The 30-second ad highlights that private equity invests in over 1 million employees in Florida, which is one in nine of the state's workers.