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Florida Government Policy Makers
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
Gohereto access an Excel file that lists all Florida Senators and Representatives listed in county worksheets at the bottom of the file.
Once opened, locate your county worksheet at the bottom of the Excel file and download comprehesive and district and Tallahassee contact information for those Florida Senators and Representatives who represent your county in the Florida Legislature.
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) recommended ranked 2018-2019 grantlists:
Access to Florida HOUSE Transportation and Tourism Appropriations Subcommittee
c.Does your county have a TED appropriations' subcommittee member?Go to this Excel file; check column A for a list of Florida counties alphabetized; see if your county is listed; if so, communicate with that one or more TED committee member/s that represent your county in the 2018 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 aides to ask for their support of the 2018 Florida Platform for Arts & Cultureto fund the 2018-2019 DCA grants.