© 2021 MICHIGAN RADIO
91.7 Ann Arbor/Detroit 104.1 Grand Rapids 91.3 Port Huron 89.7 Lansing 91.1 Flint
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Politics & Government

New bipartisan caucus aims to appeal to millennials, govern a different way

michigan state capitol building in lansing, mi
Lester Graham
/
Michigan Radio
Rep. Hammoud said that most millennials no longer identify with a single political party, so rather than working based on parties, he said it's more important that "we're here to represent the people."

 

It's time to put people over party. 

That's the idea driving young legislators across the country to group together in a bipartisan way, forming caucuses as a part of the Millennial Action Project's State Future Caucus Network for lawmakers under age 40 who want to govern in a different way. 


 

State Representatives Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn) and Jim Lilly (R-Park Township) are co-chairs of the MI Future Caucus. They joined Stateside to talk about the new effort. 

 

Listen to the conversation above to hear what the goals of the caucus, how the political attitudes of millennials play a role, and what success means to the representatives.

 

(Subscribe to the Stateside podcast on iTunesGoogle Play, or with this RSS link

Related Content