d.REGIONAL INFOGRAPHICS and lists of 5-year DCA matching-grants' funding for each county under each Florida region.
e. How do I easily contact my state and federal
policymakers and candidates over the next two weeks to make a difference?
You'll receive today a county-specific Excel file that you can easily download that lists contact information and status of your current state policymakers, 2018 legislative candidates, and U.S. House candidate/s that represent you and your county.
f. Quickly review
Duval County example of an Excel file to see what you'll receive for your county today and how easy it is to use to connect with your already elected and soon-to-be elected policymakers over the next two weeks.
Quick State Budget Update -- Hurricane Michael's and Red Tide's Potential Impact on Florida's Budget
Dr. Jim Zingale has already reviewed the documents linked below on our September statewide call; HOWEVER, since that call, Hurricane Michael devastated some of Florida's Panhandle and the red-tide continues to make an appearance on both coasts.
We have received inquiries about the impact of these natural disasters on Florida's budget. J
im will quickly give us an update so we know what the potential impact on Florida's budget will be now and in 2019-2020.
First, our thoughts are with all of those who are impacted by these natural and recurring disasters. We encourage you to donate to the relief funds that you support to help our fellow Floridians recover.
Jim already reviewed these documents on our September call:
AFTA on September 27 released the results of its new Ipsos Public Opinion Survey. More than 3,000 American adults over the age of 18 were polled and the new results provide the latest insight on topics that include
1. support for arts education,
2. government arts funding,
3. personal engagement in the arts,
4. the personal benefits and well-being that come from engaging in the arts, and
5. how those benefits extend more broadly to the community.
Florida was one of eight states that participated in this new survey.