America's next generation has a unique opportunity to forge a new path and lead our nation into the future. That is why MAP is committed to activating our nation's youngest leaders and lawmakers to re-establish political cooperation across parties and defeat the polarization and gridlock holding back our government and country.
Representatives Stephanie Murphy (D-FL) and Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), Vice Chair and Co-Chair of the Congressional Future Caucus, released a statement this morning regarding after the passage of the omnibus, which contained Rep. Murphy’s bipartisan bill to repeal the decades-old provision restricting federally-sponsored gun violence research, of which Rep. Curbelo was the first Republican cosponsor:
U.S. Congresswoman Stephanie Murphy, D-Fla., today introduced a bipartisan bill to help the more than 200,000 servicemembers who leave the military each year successfully transition to civilian life and provide for their families. Congressman Jack Bergman, R-Mich., Congressman Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., and Congresswoman Kyrsten Sinema, D-Ariz., are helping to introduce the bill with Murphy. Bergman is a retired three-star Marine Corps general, and Curbelo and Sinema serve as co-chairs of the Congressional Future Caucus, of which Murphy is a vice-chair.
H.R. 5191, the HELP for Students and Parents Act, seeks to take an innovative approach to addressing the burden by modernizing the tax code. The bill was introduced by Future Caucus member Bob Dold, and has received support from Future Caucus Members Rep. Will Hurd (R-TX), Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), and Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA).
On July 1, Alabama will become the 45th state to allow ridesharing companies, like Uber and Lyft, to operate statewide. This bipartisan effort was led by Alabama Future Caucus member Representative David Faulkner, alongside state Senator Bobby Singleton, and signed into law by Governor Kay Ivey in March.
CAPITOL - On Wednesday, Feb. 14, the Mississippi House of Representatives passed legislation to address the exodus of recent college graduates from the state of Mississippi, a problem that has come to be known as Mississippi's "brain drain."
COLUMBUS— With unanimous, bipartisan support, the Ohio Senate today passed a plan to reform the process for drawing Ohio’s congressional districts. The passage of Substitute Senate Joint Resolution 5 follows weeks of good faith negotiations between the leadership of both parties in the General Assembly and various redistricting reform advocates.
The Young Nonprofit Professionals Network will be hosting Wisconsin Future Caucus Co-Chairs Rep. Adam Neylon and Rep. Amanda Stuck on Sept. 18th for YPs Engage: Making Millennial Voices Heard Across Party Lines. This panel discussion will center on how young professionals can lead and affect change in their communities.
On Tuesday, September 10th, The Hill hosted Millennial Action Project’s State Caucus Network Director, Cherisse Eatmon on a panel to discuss bipartisanship and younger generations in politics. John Della Volpe, Founder of SocialSphere and Director of Polling, Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics also participated on the panel which was moderated by The Hill staff writer, Julia Manchester.
On August 12, MAP partnered with Brookings Institution, Pew Research Center, and Frameworks Institute for a special edition of our Millennial Mondays Lunch Series.
On July 11th, MAP hosted an evening of conversation and action with bipartisan members of the Wisconsin legislature to discuss the future of the workforce in Sheboygan and across Wisconsin.
On March 6th, the UW-Madison chapter of Millennial Action Project hosted their first Red and Blue Dialogue on the topic of “Financing Higher Education.” The group brought over 60 students together from across the political spectrum to discuss higher education and college funding in Wisconsin.