The CFT Legislative Department introduces and lobbies for passage of union-sponsored bills. As bills develop staff recommend a position, in accordance with guidelines established by the CFT Convention, to the Legislative Committee, a standing committee of the Executive Council. The department publishes regular updates to communicate the progress of CFT’s advocacy efforts in the state Capitol.
- Capitol Track provides live-time status of CFT-sponsored bills in the state Legislature.
- Legislative Updates, posted below, communicate the progress of CFT legislative advocacy.
- State Budget Briefs track and analyze education expenditures in the California budget.
- Legislative Scorecard annually tracks how legislators vote on bills and issues that matter to CFT members.