LCV Announces Over $10 Million Investment in Key States and Districts to Pass the American Jobs Plan

Contact: Emily Samsel, emily_samsel@lcv.org, 828-713-9647

New $1 million digital ad campaign will feature U.S. Senators & Representatives across 17 states

Washington, D.C. — The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) announced today that the organization is investing more than $10 million in key states and congressional districts to help pass the American Jobs Plan with climate, clean energy, high-quality jobs, and justice at the center. The investment will go to various advocacy campaigns including an art activation and ads on digital billboards and mass transit kiosks throughout Cleveland, OH today and a $1 million ad buy launching in 17 states*. 

Additionally, LCV affiliates and volunteers across the country are participating in a Day of Action today and placing more than 5,000 calls into the offices of members of Congress across the country  to emphasize the strong public support for the American Jobs Plan and the climate, clean energy, jobs and environmental justice provisions.

During President Biden’s visit to Cleveland today, residents and visitors will see art and advertising throughout the city and online highlighting the benefits of the American Jobs Plan for Ohioans and driving support for the plan’s focus on climate, clean energy, high-quality union jobs, and environmental justice. The Cleveland campaign includes 14 billboards, 23 mass transit kiosks, as well as targeted static digital ads.

“This summer is our best chance in history to enact transformational economic recovery and climate legislation into law,” said LCV President Gene Karpinski. “It’s time for Congress to pass the full American Jobs Plan — the plan that centers climate, clean energy, high-quality jobs, and justice and has the backing of labor unions, environmental justice leaders, businesses, local leaders from across the country, and the vast majority of voters on both sides of the aisle. Any other smaller plan that fails to center clean energy, climate, or environmental justice should be dead on arrival.”

LCV’s American Jobs Plan advocacy campaign will continue to ramp up across the country as Congress heads home for the state work period over Memorial Day week. LCV state affiliates are central to this massive new effort and have 20 American Jobs Plan events, town halls, and public meetings confirmed so far with key U.S. Senators and Representatives, including:

Tuesday, June 1
Eau Claire, WI
Rep. Ron Kind (WI-03) will join an event with Wisconsin Conservation Voters.
More info: Contact Ryan Billingham, ryan@conservationvoters.org, 608-208-1129

Portsmouth, NH
Rep. Chris Pappas (NH-01) and State Senator David Watters will join LCV in New Hampshire for an event.
More info: Contact Rob Werner, 603-674-9810, rob_werner@lcv.org 

North Carolina (Virtual Event)
Rep. Deborah Ross (NC-02) will join an event with North Carolina LCV.
More info: RSVP here; Contact Dustin Ingalls, dustin@nclcv.org, 919-368-6802

Wednesday, June 2
Boston, MA
Rep. Ayanna Pressley (MA-07) will join the Environmental League of Massachusetts, local elected officials, and environmental justice groups for a press conference.
More info: Contact Ellen Tomlinson, etomlinson@environmentalleague.org, 862-266-0786

Milwaukee, WI
Rep. Gwen Moore (WI-04) will join Wisconsin Conservation Voters for a press conference.
More info: Contact Ryan Billingham, ryan@conservationvoters.org, 608-208-1129

Colorado (Tele-town hall)
Rep. Jason Crow (CO-06) will join Conservation Colorado and Environment Colorado for a telephone town hall to discuss the American Jobs Plan and climate change as a national security issue.
More info: Contact Jessica Goad, jessica@conservationco.org, 303-405-6709  

Thursday, June 3
California (Virtual Meeting)
Reps. Mike Levin (CA-49) and Katie Porter (CA-45) will join an event with California LCV.
More info: RSVP here

Colorado (Tele-town hall)
Senator Hickenlooper will join a telephone town hall with Conservation Colorado and Environment Colorado.
More info: Contact Jessica Goad, jessica@conservationco.org, 303-405-6709 

Friday, June 4
Oregon (Virtual Meeting)
Senator Ron Wyden will join a virtual town hall with Oregon LCV.
More info: Contact Lindsey Scholten, Lindsey@olcv.org, (503) 224-4011 

Maine (Virtual Meeting)
Rep. Chellie Pingree (ME-01) will join Maine Conservation Voters to discuss ocean climate action, the state of our democracy, and local Maine benefits of the American Jobs Plan.
More info: Register here 

Tuesday, June 8
Michigan (Virtual Event)
Rep. Debbie Dingell (MI-12)  is joining a webinar with Michigan LCV to discuss President Biden’s climate agenda and how the American Jobs Plan will impact Michigan.
More info: RSVP here; Contact Nick Dodge, nickdodge@michiganlcv.org, 616-796-4912

Thursday, June 10
Virginia (Virtual Event)
Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07) will virtually tour a Sigora Solar installation site.
More info:
RSVP here; Contact Lee Francis, lfrancis@valcv.org, 804-225-1902 

The $1 million ad campaign launching in 17 states* will include video and display ads on social media platforms, YouTube, local news channels, digital billboards, newspaper ads, and more. More details on the ad campaign will be released in the coming days.

*AZ, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, MI, MN, NH, NJ, NV, OR, KS, PA, TX, VA, WI

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