Next Generation Nebraska Co-Chairs
On November 1, Nebraska State Senators Adam Morfeld (D-District 46) and Brett Lindstrom (R-District 18), and MAP President Steven Olikara for a special reception in Omaha.
Following the press conference announcing the group's launch, Next Generation Nebraska joined MAP to convene millennial constituents to hear their policy priorities for the new legislative session.
MAP joined State Senators Adam Morfeld & Brett Lindstrom for the launch of Next Generation Nebraska at the Nebraska State Capitol.
Next Generation News
Omaha Senator Sara Howard, and her mother — former Sen. Gwen Howard — have made it their mission that others don't have to go through the heartbreak of losing a loved one to opioid addiction. Senator Howard was joined in that mission this session by Sens. Brett Lindstrom and John Kuehn, who also introduced bills to help address the opioid addiction crisis. And Monday, 47 senators voted to advance Howard's bill (LB931), amended with two others (LB933 and LB934), from first-round debate.
The region served by Northeast Community College is no different than many parts of the country when it comes to workforce and economic vitality. While some progress has been seen in attracting and retaining young professionals to the region, local officials say more can be done. The issue was the subject of a “Community Conversation” recently at the College.
The group, dubbed Next Generation Nebraska, is headed by Sens. Adam Morfeld, a 31-year-old Democrat from Lincoln, and Brett Lindstrom, a 36-year-old Republican from Omaha. Members aim to collect feedback from young people across the state and draft legislation next year addressing millennial concerns.
News Channel Nebraska features the coalition of millennials called Next Generation Nebraska. The interview includes Next Generation Nebraska member Senator Tyson Larson.
The Lincoln Journal Star's recent editorial examines the challenges and opportunities facing millennials around the country, highlighting the efforts of Next Generation Nebraska, a bipartisan group of under-40 legislators connected to MAP's State Network..