A bipartisan cohort of Georgia’s youngest legislators recently announced the creation of the Georgia Future Caucus. The Caucus, co-chaired by Representative Michael Caldwell (R -Woodstock) and Representative Dar’shun Kendrick (D - Lithonia), aims to pass future-focused legislation on the issues affecting young Georgians - and do so across party lines.
The Caucus held two days of events to commemorate the launch. Young elected officials and young professionals from across the Atlanta-metro area joined together for a happy hour event Tuesday evening, providing a forum for the Representatives to discuss the issues most important to millennials in Georgia. The following morning, under-40 members of the Georgia House of Representatives joined MAP for a breakfast, prior to the press conference.
Check out some of the coverage of the launch below.
Gwinnette Daily Post
INDIANAPOLIS - The state's youngest legislators pledged Wednesday to work together, across party lines, to address issues affecting Hoosiers younger than 40 and to encourage millennials to run for public office. Standing on the Statehouse steps, the 12 members of the new Indiana Future Caucus - including 36-year-old state Sen.
Thursday, March 23rd, 2017 State Representative Michael Caldwell (R-Woodstock) and State Representative Dar'shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia) announced the creation of the Georgia Future Caucus, a bipartisan group of legislators under the age of 40. The Future Caucus will be co-chaired by Reps.
ATLANTA, GA -- A Democrat and a Republican will come together to form the Georgia Future Caucus. State Reps. Michael Caldwell (R-Woodstock) and Dar'Shun Kendrick (D-Lithonia) have announced the creation of this bipartisan group of lawmakers under the age of 40. The formal roll out of the Caucus will be held at 9:30 a.m.