Creativity Empowered by Arts and Culture & Sustained Through PARTNERSHIPS
Florida Government Policymakers Updated 12-16-18
1. Florida Legislators & Process
a.Access Comprehensive Lists (Excel files) of All Florida Legislators:
Florida HOUSE members-- includes their legislative assistants and their email addresses and other comprehensive information.
Florida SENATE members-- includes their legislative assistants and their email addresses and other comprehensive information.
b.Who are your state and federal policy makers? Check you voter registration card or go here. c.How does the legislative process work?Go here. d. How do I effectively communicate with my legislator? Access suggestions here.
2. Legislators Who Represent Your County in the Florida Legislature
Once this PDF document opens, locate your county and read across to learn all the policymakers that represent your county in either the Florida Senate, Florida House, or U.S. House. Click on their names to access their websites.
6. TED House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittees -- responsible for recommending state appropriations to fund DCA grants
a. There are two Florida Legislative Appropriations' Subcommittees that are responsible to discuss and recommend appropriations to fund the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) four recommended and ranked 2019-2020 grants' lists.
Access to Florida HOUSE Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
Access to Florida SENATE Appropriations Subcommittee on Transportation,Tourism, and Economic Development
These two appropriations' subcommittees are refered to as the TED subcommittees.
b. Access to an Excel file of the 2019 TED House and Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Members -- includes their contact information and the names and emails of their legislative assistants and a worksheet that lists the counties alphabetized to easily check if your county has a TED appropriations' subcommittee member listed.
If your county is listed, communicate with that one or more TED committee member/s that represent your county in the 2019 Florida Legislature and serves on either the Senate or House TED appropriations subcommittee. If so, please reach out to that member or members and their legislative assistants to ask for their support of the 2019 Florida Platform for Arts & Cultureto fund the recommended 2019-2020 DCA matching grants.