AFL-CIO to drop more than 50,000 mailers this week supporting Hillary Clinton – Florida Politics

AFL-CIO to drop more than 50,000 mailers this week supporting Hillary Clinton

The AFL-CIO launched its direct mail program on behalf of Hillary Clinton in Florida Tuesday, the first of two mass mailings aimed at reaching union members and their families.

A total of 56,164 pieces are scheduled to be sent this week.

The first mail piece, being sent out on Tuesday, highlights her proposed economic plan, specifically referring to her proposals to reward companies that incorporate profit-sharing with their employees, end tax breaks for corporations that relocate overseas, invest in infrastructure, and “set a high bar for trade deals to create jobs and raise wages.”

The second piece — to be be sent out on Thursday — emphasizes family, referring to her plan to guarantee 12 weeks of paid leave and medical leave for a new child or seriously ill family member.

The mailer also says she will “make the rich and big corporations pay their fair share and give tax relief to working families.”







Mitch Perry has been a reporter with Extensive Enterprises since November of 2014. Previously, he served five years as political editor of the alternative newsweekly Creative Loafing. Mitch also was assistant news director with WMNF 88.5 FM in Tampa from 2000-2009, and currently hosts MidPoint, a weekly talk show, on WMNF on Thursday afternoons. He began his reporting career at KPFA radio in Berkeley and is a San Francisco native who has lived in Tampa since 2000. Mitch can be reached at
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