January 29, 2024

Representative Beau Baird (R) and Representative Maureen Bauer (D) will lead the caucus in the Indiana Legislature

INDIANAPOLIS (January 29, 2024) — Today, the Indiana Future Caucus – a bipartisan caucus of Gen Z and millennial legislators – announced that Representatives Beau Baird (R) and Maureen Bauer (D) will be leading the caucus in the state legislature. 

Indiana is among 33 state chapters and over 1,800 young lawmakers in Future Caucus’ national movement of young elected officials collaborating to forge common ground. The young lawmakers who are a part of the Indiana Future Caucus help build efforts that bring civility to the political discourse and prove that good governance begins with meaningful collaboration. 

“As co-chair of the Future Caucus, I’m thrilled at the opportunities that 2024 holds. My commitment to fostering critical conversations and finding common ground remains unwavering,” said Rep. Baird. “The importance of something like Future Caucus is to continue to build those relationships across the aisle, allowing us to have conversations and come together on forming the best policies for Indiana.”

“As we have 36 Gen Z and millennial legislators in the state of Indiana, we recognize the importance of working together. I’m so proud to be a co-chair of the Future Caucus and recognize the diverse perspectives we each bring from across the state,” said Rep. Bauer.

“Today, the Indiana Future Caucus is one of 33 state Future Caucuses across the country, and we could not be more proud of what the folks in Indiana are going to accomplish this year,” said Layla Zaidane, President & CEO of Future Caucus. “Rep. Baird and Rep. Bauer’s leadership is what gives me hope for the future, and I know that the future is in good hands.” 

Last summer, the Indiana chapter hosted Future Caucus’ national conference, Future Summit, which brought together nearly 70 state legislators from across the country for a weekend of policy discussions, leadership development, and networking. 

About Future Caucus

Future Caucus is a national, nonpartisan 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to activating young policymakers to bridge the partisan divide and lead a new era of collaborative governance. In 2013, it organized America’s first-ever bipartisan caucus for young members of Congress — the Congressional Future Caucus. Shaping the next generation of leadership, the organization’s Future Caucus network has expanded into 33 state legislatures and grown into the largest nonpartisan organization of Gen Z and millennial elected officials in the U.S. More information is available at:

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