This regional workshop will focus on the upcoming Legislative Session for Florida and how to make the best of the process.  It will cover the Legislative timelines, committee structures, calendars, bill tracking, and coordination between the chambers as well as some insight into the Federal Legislative Process.  Experts will be on hand to guide you through Lobbying at the Capital and FAC’s 2014 Legislative Priorities.  You won’t want to miss this workshop!

This regional workshop will be held Thursday, January 30th from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EST at 6 UF/IFAS locations throughout the state of Florida.  The locations hosting this regional workshop are:  Alachua, Escambia, Hendry, Hillsborough, Leon and St. Lucie Counties.  The fee to participate is $50.  Click here to register and reserve your seat for this event at one of the 6 participating UF/IFAS extension offices. 

Registration is open for all Commissioners and county staff who wish to attend.  Commissioners attending this event will receive 3 hours of elective credit toward their CCC certification. 

Mark your calendars, in addition to this upcoming workshop, registration for the upcoming March 26-28th events will be open on January 10th: FAC’s Annual Legislative Day and 3 CCC workshops:  Financial Management; Ethics, Public Records, and Sunshine Laws and Growth Management  The CCC Workshops are worth 6 CCC Core credits each, and Ethics is a mandatory workshop for all CCC participants.  For more information and registration, click here.