“When you do nothing you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better.” – Maya Angelou

Roles of the Legislative Committee

  • Educate members legislatively
  • Engage and empower members to take action
  • Identify current legislative issues and how they affect members
  • Research and recommend positions on legislative issues
  • Serve as a legislative resource for members
  • Support MSEA’s Mission Statement
  • Devote time and effort to fulfill the committee’s role

Would you like to join the Legislative Committee? Contact the office.

The Legislative Committee

  • Linda Jones, Chair
  • Amy Woodford
  • Tammy Gill
  • Fern Shaw
  • Deanne Glynn
  • Mark Junod
  • Becky Gaiovnik

Legislative Resources

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Legislative News:

Arguments for Janus v. AFSCME were heard on February 26th, 2018. The decision for this case will likely be released in June of 2018. This case is very important in the fight for unions to have the means to represent every worker in each unit. We believe in collective bargaining, and hope SCOTUS will rule in favor of AFSCME.

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