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Copeland's Ads



Democratic agriculture commissioner candidate Eric Copeland has started airing TV spots on Broward and Miami-Dade cable markets. The spots ($12,000 worth for six weeks) tout Copeland's commitment to consumers, hammer incumbent Charlie Bronson over the state's canker program, and take aim at rising insurance and telephone rates. The series of five ads can be seen at

“South Florida is the battleground not just for my race, but for every state-wide candidate,” Copeland said. “And down here people understand what a colossal failure the citrus canker program was, people understand what it means to have a real advocate for taxpayers and consumers on their side, and people understand that, in Tallahassee, we desperately need someone who’s going to fight for Florida’s working families rather than fight against them.”

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:04pm]


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