The recently released House bill hurts working families and makes higher education unaffordable by taxing tuition waivers that graduate students receive as part of their assistantships as income, Act now to stop this plan!
Below are some tips, templates and scripts for contacting your representative by phone, email, or text-to-fax!
UPDATES FROM THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE
Past bills introduced in Florida have pushed for guns on campus and union decertification, but have been fought back by lobbying efforts from GAU members and our faculty union allies. Additionally, bills to reduce fees for graduate students have gained traction in recent years. We need YOU, our members, to help make institutional changes that benefit higher education in Florida,
The Florida Legislature will resume session on January 9, 2018.
Anti-education bills that have already been proposed:
HB 25/SB 1036 decertifies public sector unions based on arbitrary membership rather than employee choice
PASSED COMMITTEE VOTE 14-9
Check back for more information as the session gets closer!