newpolitics will host a virtual panel: Maximizing Impact Through State and Local Leadership on Thursday, July 22, 10am (Eastern Time).
“All politics is local” is a common refrain in the campaign world, but too often dysfunction at the national level steals the spotlight. This is especially true in battleground states, which are the scenes of the worst dynamics in politics: hyper-partisanship, a winner-take-all mentality, and scorched-earth campaign tactics.
newpolitics is bringing together bipartisan state legislators in two battleground states - Michigan and Florida - to discuss the value of cross-partisanship in our current political climate. They’ll also be discussing the importance of a new generation of leadership stepping into the arena at the state and local levels.
Mary Tobin, US Army Veteran; Senior Advisor, AmeriCorps
Andrew Beeler, US Navy; State Representative, Michigan's 83rd District
Shevrin Jones, Former Executive Director, Florida's Reading Corp; State Senator, Florida's 35th District
Fiona McFarland, US Navy, State Representative, Florida's 72nd District
Joe Tate, US Marine Corp; State Representative, Michigan's 2nd District
New York, NY
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