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 fall election is coming up. See:
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:
This will provide us with useful ammunition in Tallahassee. For more information about the UFF Political Action Committee, go to our UFF PAC page.