Today's Influence Ads: Consumer Electronics Association Pushes STEM Act
The Consumer Electronics Association waded into the perennial fight between the two houses of the legislature in a new ad Tuesday. Their latest ad thanks the House for passing the STEM Act last week while calling on the Senate to follow their lead.
The Babcock & Wilcox Company has a new spot saluting Colorado's clean energy commitment, in honor of tonight's lighting of the Capitol Christmas tree, which was delivered from the state's White River National Forest. The ceremony begins at 5 p.m. and is open to the public.
The Hospice Action Network also has an ad highlighting care for the elderly in honor of WWII veteran Frank Tanabe, whose patriotic commitment to voting made headlines last month.
The National Beer Wholesalers Association ran a new ad Tuesday highlighting their efforts to distribute brewskis from coast to coast, and the National Wildlife Federation's new ad calls on Congress not to "pull the plug on wind energy." The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has another new ad out today demonstrating the breadth of support for its open letter to Congress and the President on fixing the debt.
Those with continuing ads, per Kantar Media's Washington Eye, include the AARP, the American Bankers Association, the American Healthcare Association, the American Hospital Association, the American Petroleum Institute, Boeing, Business Roundtable, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, CTIA, Goldman Sachs, Hologic, the International Council of Shopping Centers, Kaiser Permanente, McDonald's, the National Restaurant Association, the Pew Environment Group, the Service Employees International Union, Southern Company, United Healthcare, United Technologies, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and WTOP-Radio.