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San Antonio Express-News
Defending indefensible isn’t cheapAbout this time last year, the cost for Texas to defend redistricting maps was
Defending indefensible isn’t cheap
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
About this time last year, the cost for Texas to defend redistricting maps was around $3.9 million. Add at least $1 million after a federal appeals panel last week awarded that amount to attorneys challenging the maps. According to the opinion, the... Read more
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KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix
Should There Be More Focus On Legislative Redistricting In Arizona?The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on Arizona’s Independent Redistricting
Should There Be More Focus On Legislative Redistricting In Arizona?
KJZZ 91.5 Phoenix / Posted 15 days ago
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision on Arizona’s Independent Redistricting Commission was focused on the drawing of congressional districts. But the IRC is also involved with mapping legislative districts — which receive considerably less... Read more
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Jacksonville Daily Record
House approves congressional redistricting plan Special session set to end Friday Wednesday, August 19, 11:14 AM EDT A plan
House approves congressional redistricting plan
Jacksonville Daily Record / Posted 16 days ago
Special session set to end Friday Wednesday, August 19, 11:14 AM EDT A plan to redraw Florida�s 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, inching closer to a... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
House OKs congressional redistricting planA plan to redraw Florida's 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the
House OKs congressional redistricting plan
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 17 days ago
A plan to redraw Florida's 27 congressional districts overwhelmingly passed the state House on Tuesday, inching closer to a potential faceoff with the Senate. Nine Democrats joined with the majority of Republicans in approving the new map on a 76-35... Read more
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Columbia County Observer
Democracy in Florida Remains Lost In Spite of New Maps Posted August 18, 2015 08:55 am | Op-Ed OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – They stamp th
Democracy in Florida Remains Lost In Spite of New Maps
Columbia County Observer / Posted 17 days ago
Posted August 18, 2015 08:55 am | Op-Ed OCCUPIED TALLAHASSEE – They stamp their feet, they scream till they’re sick, and hold their breath till they’re blue. They act like 5-year-olds caught... Read more
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The Washington Times
Redistricting Virginia: Lawmakers convene to redraw congressional mapVirginia lawmakers return Monday to Richmond for a special session to redraw th
Redistricting Virginia: Lawmakers convene to redraw congressional map
The Washington Times / Posted 19 days ago
Virginia lawmakers return Monday to Richmond for a special session to redraw the state’s congressional map, facing a Sept. 1 deadline after a federal court ruling they illegally packed black voters into Rep. Bobby Scott’s southeastern district. Some... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Water used for fracking is lostHigh volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, called fracking, started in Michig
Water used for fracking is lost
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
High volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing, called fracking, started in Michigan in 1952. It injects water and sand with chemicals into the ground at high pressure to fracture shale rocks and releases oil and natural gas inside the rock. Michigan... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Voters should choose lawmakersLast week I listened in on a national conference call with Rep. John Delaney, D
Voters should choose lawmakers
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
Last week I listened in on a national conference call with Rep. John Delaney, D-Maryland, who has introduced HR 2655, the Open Our Democracy Act. The call was hosted by Jackie Salit, president of IndependentVoting.org, the largest association of... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Governors Of Different Parties Realize Redistricting Is Screwed UpWASHINGTON -- Two governors have the same problem: Their states are heavily ger
Governors Of Different Parties Realize Redistricting Is Screwed Up
The Huffington Post / Posted 22 days ago
WASHINGTON -- Two governors have the same problem: Their states are heavily gerrymandered, giving one party a disproportionate share of seats in the state legislature and Congress. Both governors want to create independent redistricting commissions... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
Make mapping matter in IllinoisTo say the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an understatem
Make mapping matter in Illinois
Daily Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
To say the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an understatement. On July 28, only three months after launch, the group announced it had collected more than 210,000 signatures toward its goal of 600,000 signatures, which is twice... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Remap reform group off to a promising startTo say that the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an unders
Remap reform group off to a promising start
Northwest Herald / Posted 26 days ago
To say that the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an understatement. On July 28, only three months after launch, the group announced it had collected more than 210,000 signatures toward its goal of 600,000 signatures, which is... Read more
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SaukValley.com
EDITORIAL: Remap reform group off to a promising startTo say that the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an unders
EDITORIAL: Remap reform group off to a promising start
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
To say that the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an understatement. Last week, only 3 months after launch, the group announced it had collected more than 210,000 signatures toward its goal of 600,000 signatures, which is twice... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Remap reform group off to a promising startTo say that the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an unders
Remap reform group off to a promising start
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
To say that the effort has gotten off to a fast start is something of an understatement. Last week, only 3 months after launch, the group announced it had collected more than 210,000 signatures toward its goal of 600,000 signatures, which is twice... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Big donors to independent map group also back RaunerSince April 1, the statewide group pushing for an independent legislative redis
Big donors to independent map group also back Rauner
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 30 days ago
Since April 1, the statewide group pushing for an independent legislative redistricting process in Illinois has raised more than a million dollars in campaign contributions. But a good chunk of that — including $100,000 from Sam Zell and $200,000... Read more
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SCOTUSblog
Justice Ginsburg discusses the just-ended TermOn Wednesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke with one of her former clerks,
Justice Ginsburg discusses the just-ended Term
SCOTUSblog / Posted 1 months ago
On Wednesday, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg spoke with one of her former clerks, Neil S. Siegel, before Duke Law alumni and participants in Duke’s DC Summer Institute on Law and Policy, which Siegel directs. Ginsburg offered general comments the law... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Big quake threatens high courtThe distortions, dirt and cash invested in this slugfest will disgust most Amer
Big quake threatens high court
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 1 months ago
The distortions, dirt and cash invested in this slugfest will disgust most Americans. For Hillary, the principal line of attack will be aimed at energizing three demographics: women, Latinos and African-Americans. Her stealthy subliminal message... Read more
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The Mercury News
Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effortThis is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more
Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effort
The Mercury News / Posted 1 months ago
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. Former East Bay Rep. Ellen Tauscher announced Tuesday that she's bringing on a former colleague from the other side of the... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effortThis is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more
Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effort
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 1 months ago
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. Former East Bay Rep. Ellen Tauscher announced Tuesday that she's bringing on a former colleague from the other side of the... Read more
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The Daily Review
Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effortThis is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more
Political Blotter: Tauscher ramps up independent redistricting effort
The Daily Review / Posted 1 months ago
This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics. Former East Bay Rep. Ellen Tauscher announced Tuesday that she's bringing on a former colleague from the other side of the... Read more
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