(NECN) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has sworn in new members of the LGBT Youth Commission.
The independent commission seeks to improve state services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered youths.
Gov. Patrick says they have the support of state lawmakers.
The commission has also released its policy recommendations for the 2014 fiscal year.
The main goal is to have state agencies comply with all anti-discrimination laws applying to youth.