News-Alerts

FLC Legislative Alert: Oppose HB 17 - Preemption of Municipal Home RuleHB 17 (Fine) will be considered by the House Careers and Competition Subcommittee on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at 1:15 p.m. Please contact members of this House Subcommittee and urge them to OPPOSE HB 17.

On December 9, 2016, the Florida League of Cities adopted its 2017 Legislative Action Agenda. Download the list of priority statement now. Full issue briefs will be provided in the very near future.

LEGISLATIVE PREVIEW. Join the League's Lobbying team on Thursday, March 2, at 2 pm ET, for a live learning opportunity to discuss the upcoming 2017 Legislative Session. Learn where the FLC Legislative priorities stand just five days from the start of session and what the other major issues being considered are and how they each impact cities.

The League's Lobbying Team will commence Monday Morning Conference Calls on Monday, March 6, 2017, at 9:00 am. Contact Mary Edenfield for more details.

Legislative Delegation Meetings

2016-2017 Legislative Policy Committee Appointments

City Officials from Across the State Honored with 2016 Home Rule Hero Awards

Florida Legislators Honored with 2016 Legislative Appreciation Awards . Make sure you know when your legislators will convene.

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2017 Key Legislative Dates. Interim committee weeks, session info and policy committee meetings. 

Legislative Bulletin.
Published weekly during the lesgislative session, access summaries of bills being tracked by the FLC lobbying team. 

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

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

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.

Local Impact Statement. Legislators frequently share that communicating a message in one page is very important and gets their attention. This resource highlights the key components to share and what to leave out.

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

Monthly Tips. Check out our monthly tip to help city officials stay better engaged and become stronger advocates.