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Tampa Bay Times: TV Ads in Florida Ask Rubio, Nelson to Oppose Trump’s Treasury Pick Mnuchin
The ad is airing in Tampa, Orlando and Miami and is part of a “six-figure” buy that extends to markets in Missouri, Colorado, Delaware and Virginia. It is paid for by PCCC, Allied Progress Action, and Demand Progress Action, which had previously run the ad in Nevada, Arizona and Iowa.
Tampa Bay Times: Now We Know What Was Fueling Push to Expand Florida’s Disastrous Payday Lending Model
The push to spread Florida’s disastrous model of payday lending nationally died when two of its chief backers — Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Patrick Murphy — pulled the plug and instead endorsed the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s plan to rein in this predatory industry.
Tampa Bay Times: Wasserman Schultz Reverses Opposition to New Payday Lender Rules
Allied Progress, which ran ads against Wasserman Schultz, declared victory. “This is a wake-up call for progressives in Congress and every state legislature around the country. Getting in bed with the payday lending industry isn’t only bad policy, it’s bad politics,” said Allied Progress executive director Karl Frisch.
Tampa Bay Times: Patrick Murphy Retreats From Payday Lender Bill
Allied Progress says it is taking Murphy out of contention of the ads. “Make no mistake – the CFPB’s proposed rule flies in the face of the disastrous ‘Florida model’ of payday lending and H.R. 4018, legislation initially co-authored by Rep. Patrick Murphy,” said Allied Progress executive director Karl Frisch.
Tampa Bay Times: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Target of Another Payday Loan Ad
The hits keep coming for Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who will now face another TV ad campaign over her support for payday lenders.