Mississippi Future Caucus Co-Chairs
On Tuesday, March 7th, Representatives Jeramey Anderson (D) and Toby Barker (R) announced the creation of the Mississippi Future Caucus, a bipartisan group of state legislators under age 40. In doing so, they join the Millennial Action Project’s national movement of young elected officials breaking through partisan gridlock to reestablish political cooperation and create meaningful progress through government institutions.
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They’re 35 and under and are among the state’s new generation of political leaders and operatives. The Clarion Ledger identified rising young politicians and millennials in Mississippi.
Mississippi State Representative Jeramey D. Anderson (D-110) received an award for the Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) from the United Nations.
According to a governing.com analysis of the recently reported state-by-state Census data, no other state in the country lost more Millennials. “We have yet to give young people a reason to stay and invest in Mississippi,” says Jeramey Anderson.
Rep. Anderson is a rising star in the legislature and one whom I encourage all citizens, Republican and Democrat, to follow and learn lessons from on becoming a proactive leader in their communities.
Anderson is a Democrat, and Barker is a Republican. Some may say the audacity of the two and others in the Legislature who have joined the Mississippi Future Caucus to think they can change government for the better. I say more power to them.
Jeramey Anderson, D-Moss Point, and Toby Barker, R-Hattiesburg, started the coalition of lawmakers under the age of 40 with the help of the Millennial Action Project, a national organization that is trying to end partisanship and gridlock in legislatures across the country.
On Tuesday, March 7th, Representatives Jeramey Anderson (D) and Toby Barker (R) announced the creation of the Mississippi Future Caucus, a bipartisan group of state legislators under age 40. Check out some featured press from the Caucus launch
The Mississippi Future Caucus, made up of the state’s lawmakers under 40, is aiming to bring back calm, bipartisan discourse of the issues, whether both sides of the aisle agree or not.
Mississippi legislators Tuesday announced a new coalition of young lawmakers who intend to create meaningful policy and increase civic engagement among the state’s youth. Co-chairs Rep. Jeramey Anderson, D-Escatawpa, and Rep. Toby Barker, R-Hattiesburg, announced the creation of the Mississippi Future Caucus at a press conference. The bipartisan group comprised of legislators under age 40 will address issues facing Mississippi’s millennial population.