State lawmakers turn attention to Mass. millennials

State lawmakers turn attention to Mass. millennials

State Sen. Ryan Fattman, and a handful of his State House colleagues, are among the youngest lawmakers on Beacon Hill.So when the 33-year-old Webster Republican found himself sitting next to state Sen. Eric Lesser, 32, D-Longmeadow, last year, a conversation about their generation soon put in motion an initiative: talk to fellow millennials and hear their concerns.

Plain Talk: Millennials may be hope for breaking political gridlock

Plain Talk: Millennials may be hope for breaking political gridlock

Millennials — identified as those born roughly between 1980 and 2000 — represent the generation that will be the political, governmental and business leaders of the future. But, because it's a generation that doesn't see public service as a career path and is turned off by the overt partisanship on the part of both parties, Olikara believes they can become a force of change for the better.

To make America greater, we'll need each other

To make America greater, we'll need each other

Elections matter. They matter so much that here we are, nearly a year after the presidential election, and evidently Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are still running against each other. This is how divided we've become. And those two have done more to divide us further than bring us together.

Senator Fattman and millennial legislators unveil report on state senate's Millennial Engagement Initiative

Senator Fattman and millennial legislators unveil report on state senate's Millennial Engagement Initiative

On Wednesday, the State Senate’s bipartisan group of millennial legislators unveiled the Senate’s report on its 2016 Millennial Engagement Initiative, sharing the priorities of millennial residents from across the Commonwealth.

Senators step up their appeal to millennials

Senators step up their appeal to millennials

A group of young senators who set out about a year ago to study the attitudes, interests, frustrations and aspirations of the so-called millennial generation has recommended formally establishing a legislative millennial caucus and creating a scorecard to gauge progress on issues important to young people.