Oregon

Hold space for civil discourse

Hold space for civil discourse

In the current Legislature, the bipartisan Oregon Future Caucus, of which Eugene Democratic Rep. Julie Fahey is a co-chair. The other co-chairs are Sen. Dallas Heard, R-Roseburg; Rep. Diego Hernandez, D-Portland; and Rep. David Brock Smith, R-Port Orford. The contrasts among their ideologies could hardly be more pronounced. However, they are committed to finding common legislative ground on such issues as affordable housing and college costs.

Millennials In Action: A New Generation of Community Leaders on the Rise

Millennials In Action: A New Generation of Community Leaders on the Rise

As another election approaches, reports of the elusive millennial voter and what effect they could have on the 2018 midterms have started to crop up again. Could this be the election that voters born between 1981 and 1998 turn out in record numbers, surpassing the number of baby boomers at the polls?

Oregon lawmakers join 27 other states, form millennial caucus

Oregon lawmakers join 27 other states, form millennial caucus

We are legislators from opposite parties. Here’s why we’re working together. As two younger legislators from opposite parties, we may not have much in common at first glance. However, we are both part of a national movement of younger state legislators who are committed to addressing the most pressing issues facing the next generation through innovative, bipartisan policy solutions.

Oregon Lawmakers Focus On Millennials

Oregon Lawmakers Focus On Millennials

Representative Julie Fahey (D-14), Senator Dallas Heard (R-1), Representative Diego Hernandez (D-47), and Representative David Brock Smith (R-1) announced the creation of the bipartisan Oregon Future Caucus, a brand-new caucus comprised of state legislators under age 42. The announcement is part of a nation-wide movement in state houses across the country where young legislators are seeking to find common ground in an era of hyper partisanship.

Young Members of Oregon Legislature Form Bipartisan Caucus to Address Issues Most Important to Millennials

Young Members of Oregon Legislature Form Bipartisan Caucus to Address Issues Most Important to Millennials

Today, Representative Julie Fahey (D-14), Senator Dallas Heard (R-1), Representative Diego Hernandez (D-47), and Representative David Brock Smith (R-1) announced the creation of the bipartisan Oregon Future Caucus, a brand-new caucus comprised of state legislators under age 42. With the launch, Oregon becomes the 27th state to join Millennial Action Project’s State Future Caucus Network.