2003 Legislative Planning Issues
Creation of a Friends of the University System organization akin to our six-mill levy campaign committees
Adoption of a theme or message similar to how we stack up?
Improve ties with agriculture
Develop recommendations or plan on accountability reporting
Coordinate budget planning and statement of needs with the Governor s Office
Finalize data base on voting records of legislators
Role of the Commissioner and the Presidents in lobbying.
Work with the legislative and executive branches on a leadership academy for legislators and legislative candidates (Regent Mercer can provide more detail)
Work with the legislative and executive branches on use of university resources and expertise to analyze State issues and problems and propose a menu of solutions (Regent Mercer can provide more detail)
Political Action Group.
Strengthen advocacy network.
Personal contacts with legislators