Americans for Prosperity Launches Campaign Urging Sen. Murkowski to Reject President Biden’s $1.9 Trillion COVID Package

Feb 23, 2021 by AFP

Grassroots group calls for timely, temporary, targeted relief

ANCHORAGE, AK – Americans for Prosperity-Alaska AFP-AK) today joined a national comprehensive, integrated campaign to mobilize its grassroots activists against President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID package, which is packed with unnecessary spending for long-standing partisan priorities and will do nothing to end the pandemic or help the economy recover stronger—even as $1 trillion of earlier COVID assistance remains unspent. AFP-AK believes any COVID relief spending should be timely, temporary, and targeted to those hit hardest by the pandemic.

The grassroots group’s national campaign focuses on 10 key states, including Alaska, and includes a robust direct-mail, digital, and radio advertising campaign to supplement the work of its grassroots teams. Senator Murkowski will continue to hear from AFP-AK activists and her constituents urging the rejection of this bloated spending package.

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AFP-AK State Director Ryan McKee issued the following statement:

“With more than $1 trillion left unspent from previous COVID relief funding, Washington has no business passing an additional $2 trillion in funding for President Biden’s partisan wish list. Senator Murkowski must side with Alaska’s hardworking families and small businesses by rejecting this irrelevant, wasteful spending package that will bail out big-spending state governments, insurance companies, and other special interests over those most impacted by the financial woes of COVID-19.”


AFP’s national campaign focuses on scaling its activists’ efforts in 10 states to urge their lawmakers to reject President Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID package and instead support policies that would defeat the virus and help the economy recover stronger.

AFP has set up a unique web page at that empowers individuals to contact their lawmakers and urge them to reject the so-called relief bill. The grassroots group will also launch targeted direct-mail, layered digital ads, radio advertisements, and other tactics beginning this week in the following states: Alaska, Arizona, Georgia, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Ohio, New Hampshire, Utah, and West Virginia.

AFP’s efforts currently focus on the following U.S. Senators: Lisa Murkowski (AK), Mark Kelly (AZ), Kyrsten Sinema (AZ), Jon Ossoff (GA), Raphael Warnock (GA), Bill Cassidy (LA), Susan Collins (ME), Angus King (ME), Cindy Hyde-Smith (MS), Maggie Hassan (NH), Rob Portman (OH), Mitt Romney (UT), and Joe Manchin (WV).

The grassroots group recently released its “Save Lives. Save Livelihoods. Recover Stronger” policy agenda to focus Congress and the Biden administration’s attention during the first 100 days on two of the biggest challenges facing Americans: ending the pandemic and helping the economy recover stronger. The agenda outlines a two-part plan to save lives with an “all-of-the-above” approach to addressing COVID-19 and save livelihoods by getting people back to work safely and getting the economy moving again. Doing both while preventing bad policy will put us on a path to recover stronger.

Additional Resources:

AFP President Tim Phillips and Minority Whip of the U.S. House Steve Scalise: Washington Post: Opinion: We already went ‘big’ on coronavirus relief. More of the same won’t solve the problem.

For further information or an interview, reach Nicole Tardif at or (571) 329-0161.