News-Alerts

URGENT! ACTION ALERT: Oppose amendment to CS/HB 815 (Municipal Travel) February 22, 2018

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE 7087 (Taxation) February 21, 2018

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE HB 773 & AMENDMENT TO HB 883 (Short-Term Rentals/CRAs (Short-Term Rentals/CRAs) February 21, 2018
 
On Tap @ the Cap: The common traits found in Olympians... (Week 6)

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE CS/SB 1262 (Municipal Elections) February 16, 2018 (Update)

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE HB 7037 (Municipal Elections) February 12, 2018 (Update)

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE HB 773 (Vacation Rentals) February 11, 2018 (Update)

On Tap @ the Cap: If you can bear to hear the truth you've spoken (Week 5)

ACTION ALERT! OPPOSE SB 1400 (Vacation Rentals) February 6, 2018 (Update)

On Tap @ the Cap: Never forget that there is strength in numbers. (Week 4) 

ACTION ALERT! OPPOSE SB 1262 (Municipal Election Dates) February 2, 2018 (Update)

ACTION ALERT: OPPOSE HB 227 (First Responder Workers’ Compensation PTSD) January 29, 2018

On Tap @ the Cap: Government Shutdown (Week 3)

ACTION ALERT! Municipal Election Dates - Oppose 7037 January 23, 2018 (Update)

On Tap @ the Cap: Slow and steady wins the race (Week 2)

CRC ACTION ALERT! Oppose P-95 & Support P-61 January 22, 2018 (Watch video Update)

On Tap @ the Cap: A test of perseverance and patience (Week 1)

ACTION ALERT! Urge Legislators to OPPOSE HB 815 (Travel/Financial Disclosure) & HB 17 (CRAs) January 9, 2018

On Tap @ the Cap: Legislative Lessons offered in "A Christmas Story."

ACTION ALERT! Oppose HB 17 - Community Redevelopment Agencies (CRAs) November 9, 2017

New resource just published: the 2018 Legislative Bill Summaries.

On Tap @ the Cap: Trying to reason with the hurricane season.

First Monday morning conference call to be held on November 6. More details available on the upcoming legislative events page.

President Gil Ziffer: It's time to take action. 

The League's 2018 Legislative Action Agenda is now available. 

FLC Adopts Resolutions in Support of Key Federal, State Constitutional and Commemorative Issues

City Officials from Across the State Honored with 2017 Home Rule Hero Awards

FLC Urges Governor to Veto Bad Telecom Bill That Strips Local Authority

FLC Announces 2017-2018 Legislative Policy Committee Appointments

Access Action Alerts distributed during the 2017 legislative session in our archives.

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2018 Legislative Session Preview: What to Expect. Access the recording from our January 4 webinar with the League's Legislative Affairs Team. (Download the Slides.)

Legislative Session App
The FLC 2018 Legislative Session Mobile App, powered by AttendeeHub, is a great tool to help you stay connected and engaged during legislative session. This one-stop shop includes the 2018 Action Agenda, bill summaries, a directory of state legislators, FLC policy committee info, advocacy resources and more. Be sure to turn on push notifications so you receive legislative alerts in real time. (Reading this from your mobile device, download/open the app right now.) 

Key Legislative Dates
. Interim committee weeks, session info and policy committee meetings.

Issue Briefs. Summary papers for the League's legislative priorities including background information, talking points and the latest update on legislative progress.

Do You Want to become a Home Rule Hero?  Successful advocacy starts at home, not in Tallahassee. No one can tell your community’s story better than you. Each year, the League's legislative team recognizes a few local officials who make an extraordinary effort; people who stand out for their high level of participation and effectiveness. Learn more.

Lobbying 101. This tool is designed to help you ask the right questions about proposed legislation and its sponsor(s).

Public Testimony 101Preparing to provide testimony in committee? This list of tried and tested tips will keep you focused and prepare you for what to expect.

Advocacy Checklist. This is a great tool to help local officials stay on task and on message during a phone call or visit with your legislator.

2017 Final Report . Learn about the bills that passed and filed during the 2017 regular Legislative Session.