Liberty First Network has launched our "ACTION ALERT TEXT" service to make engaging legislators easy and painless, with a quick swipe of the phone.
One of the most effective ways that you can influence the agenda is by calling specific representatives on bills when these bills are in their committees and these representatives will be voting on or scheduling these bills for a hearing
With the ACTION ALERT TEXT you will get all the information you need to make the call in one text. The text will have up to 2 Representatives to call and will not take more than 5 minutes to complete. You can call when you’re walking to your office or when you are on a coffee break.
With a tap of your finger, you can do your part to restore liberty in Florida.
This service is available to all members of the Liberty First Network. If you would like to know more on becoming a member you can call or text Alex Snitker at (813) 315-0513
Below you will see our latest ACTION ALERT TEXT
LIBERTY FIRST NETWORK ACTION ALERT TEXT: Support SB 236 & HB 6023: Stop giving our taxpayer dollars to billionaire sports team owners
The Florida Legislature already budgets annual payments totaling $2 million to each of the nine major sports franchises like the Miami Dolphins.
In 2014, the Florida legislature decided to give sports team owners even more of taxpayer money by making available funding for privately owned stadiums to build or renovate sporting centers.
SB 236 & HB 6023 will repeal the 2014 legislation.
Call Senator Montford 850-487-5003 and ask him to schedule SB 236 in the next Commerce and Tourism Committee meeting.
Call Representative Beshears 850-717-5007 and ask him to schedule HB 6023 in the next Careers & Competition Committee meeting.
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