Since the budget – and many policies – of higher education are governed by politicians, it is necessary for UFF to educate elected and appointed officials and representatives. Our affiliates provide descriptions of current concerns at:
- The UFF Legislative News page.
- The FEA Key Issues in Education page.
- The NEA Legislative Action Center.
- The AFT Key Issues page.
One of the realities of politics is that money buys attention: sound argument buys one only so much in the political world. This brings us to an important point. The UFF maintains a Political Action Committee that makes campaign contributions. But since dues money does not go towards campaign contributions, the PAC relies on donations from members.
One way that a UFF member may make a helpful contribution to the UFF PAC is by donating a dollar per paycheck – that’s all – to the UFF PAC. This can be done by setting up a paycheck deduction:
- Download the UFF-PAC Deduction Payroll Authorization Form, fill it in and mail it to us.
This will provide us with useful ammunition in Tallahassee. For more information about the UFF Political Action Committee, go to our UFF PAC page.