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Athens Banner-Herald
Oconee school system releases proposed new attendance zonesOconee County’s public school system has released its proposed redistricting pl
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 20 hours ago
Oconee County’s public school system has released its proposed redistricting plan for next year, when the fast-growing system plans to open its sixth elementary school. Dove Creek Elementary, in northwest Oconee near the county’s border with Barrow... Read more
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Roll Call
The Fatal Flaw for Republicans in Graham-Cassidythe Republicans in the 2018 gubernatorial elections. Not only would Graham-Cas
Roll Call / Posted yesterday
the Republicans in the 2018 gubernatorial elections. Not only would Graham-Cassidy squeeze Medicaid spending across the board, but it would also transfer funds from the 31 states that have expanded the program under Obamacare to the 19 states... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Attendance Area Committee meeting canceled amid 'personal attacks' on membersCounty public schools Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano and the Attendan
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
County public schools Interim Superintendent Michael Martirano and the Attendance Area Committee agreed during Tuesday’s Board of Education meeting to cancel its scheduled public meeting to review the fast-tracking of the county’s newest high... Read more
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FOX News
Juan Williams: Momentum builds against gerrymanderingMomentum builds against gerrymandering Former Attorney General Eric Holder jok
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Momentum builds against gerrymandering Former Attorney General Eric Holder joked over the summer that he plans to “make redistricting sexy” as head of the new National Democratic Redistricting Committee. I don’t know if drawing congressional... Read more
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FOX News
Juan Williams: Momentum builds against gerrymanderingFormer Attorney General Eric Holder joked over the summer that he plans to “mak
FOX News / Posted yesterday
Former Attorney General Eric Holder joked over the summer that he plans to “make redistricting sexy” as head of the new National Democratic Redistricting Committee. I don’t know if drawing congressional district lines will ever be “sexy.” Let’s... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Columbia TIF debate continues at council hearingchange in the TIF’s use. Residents spoke out on both sides of the bill at Mond
Baltimore Sun / Posted yesterday
change in the TIF’s use. Residents spoke out on both sides of the bill at Monday’s meeting. Cole Schnorf, who sites on the board of directions of the Howard County Chamber of Commerce, spoke out against the repeal, saying that to renege on the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Attendance Area Committee to reconvene following Howard superintendent's redistricting proposalreconvene its Attendance Area Committee Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. to dis
Baltimore Sun / Posted 2 days ago
reconvene its Attendance Area Committee Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. to discuss the idea’s potential impacts on the redistricting process. The meeting will take place in room B-37 at the Applications and Research Laboratory in Ellicott... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Obama goes from White House to Wall Street in less than one yearunder that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 2 days ago
under that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early supporter who joined the Obama Foundation board this year. “He doesn't look at Wall Street like, 'Oh, these are individuals who don't want the best for the country.'... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama Goes From White House to Wall Street in Less Than One Yearunder that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
under that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early supporter who joined the Obama Foundation board this year. “He doesn’t look at Wall Street like, ‘Oh, these are individuals who don’t want the best for the country.’... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Supreme Court may decide meaning of one man, one voteshould be drawn to reflect “substantial equality of population,” but did not ad
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
should be drawn to reflect “substantial equality of population,” but did not adopt a standard for determining whether a redistricting plan constitutes a partisan gerrymander. But a legal challenge to stop partisan gerrymanders nationwide is... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Obama Goes Full Clinton Foundation With Series Of $400,000 Wall Street Speechesunder that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
under that umbrella,” said former UBS Group AG executive Robert Wolf, an early supporter who joined the Obama Foundation board this year. “He doesn’t look at Wall Street like, ‘Oh, these are individuals who don’t want the best for the country.’... Read more
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The Hill
Juan Williams: Momentum builds against gerrymanderingRepublican supermajority control of the state assembly even as Democrats won mo
The Hill / Posted 3 days ago
Republican supermajority control of the state assembly even as Democrats won more votes. The Washington Post editorial board described the map drawn by Wisconsin Republicans as an example of “how increasingly powerful technology allows partisan... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Greenwich school board ponders New Leb’s fatewait for state funding for New Lebanon School construction - for now. But if t
Greenwich Time / Posted 5 days ago
wait for state funding for New Lebanon School construction - for now. But if the money does not come soon, several school board members this week said they should convene to discuss asking the Representative Town Meeting to release local funds for... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Greenwich school board ponders New Leb’s fatewait for state funding for New Lebanon School construction - for now. But if t
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
wait for state funding for New Lebanon School construction - for now. But if the money does not come soon, several school board members this week said they should convene to discuss asking the Representative Town Meeting to release local funds for... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Needed: An end to political gerrymanderingin the bizarre world of gerrymandering. In an ideal world, all parties — as in
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
in the bizarre world of gerrymandering. In an ideal world, all parties — as in Democrats and Republicans — would be on board with the notion that the every-10-year exercise of redistricting should be devoid of imposing partisan advantage. In... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
CPS '10-year plan' in motion to accommodate growthplanning ahead and met with community members and administrators Thursday to di
KOMU Columbia / Posted 6 days ago
planning ahead and met with community members and administrators Thursday to discuss strategy for the next ten years. The board faces the obstacle of anticipating consistently growing schools. CPS statistics anticipate a growth of nearly 2,000... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Fairfield schools looks to get a jump on next year’s budgetFAIRFIELD — There may not be a state budget in place yet, but the Board of Educ
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 7 days ago
FAIRFIELD — There may not be a state budget in place yet, but the Board of Education is already looking to next year — and beyond. The board Tuesday agreed to set up an ad hoc committee to take an in-depth look at ways the school system can save... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Columbia school's planning committee set to turn future into the presentprojects they want to accomplish by 2027. It is made up of community members, a
KOMU Columbia / Posted 7 days ago
projects they want to accomplish by 2027. It is made up of community members, administrators, and several members of the board of education. Among those projects will be working on a plan to accommodate continued district population... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Avery steps down as NAACP president to focus on campaignachieved successes with many important issues and challenges during her years a
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
achieved successes with many important issues and challenges during her years as president. One of the first was getting a redistricting map approved by the county board, she said. Under her tenure, the branch also advocated strenuously for a... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
'Sopranos' actor Frank Vincent dies at 78main mode of transportation is a bike. Several years ago, he purchased a limo b
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
main mode of transportation is a bike. Several years ago, he purchased a limo bus, saving it from a scrap yard Tentative redistricting plans set for NHC SchoolsTentative redistricting plans set for NHC Schools Despite the unpopularity of... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Tentative redistricting plans set for NHC SchoolsSchool redistricting is a nerve-racking experience for parents. Not knowing if
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 7 days ago
School redistricting is a nerve-racking experience for parents. Not knowing if their kids will continue to go to the school they are attending now, or be rezoned to a new school that is unfamiliar and may separate them from their friends is... Read more
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The Mercury News
Bill to increase cost of political lies passes both California housesANTIOCH — A bill aimed at Jeffery Belle, Contra Costa County school board trust
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
ANTIOCH — A bill aimed at Jeffery Belle, Contra Costa County school board trustee, and other politicians who lie on ballot statements — passed both houses and is headed to the governor’s desk. The bill, if signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown, would... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Howard schools superintendent offers plan to delay proposed redistrictingparents and community members continued to rally against the Howard County Publ
Baltimore Sun / Posted 7 days ago
parents and community members continued to rally against the Howard County Public School System’s proposed countywide redistricting plan Tuesday evening during a regional attendance area open house at Wilde Lake High School in... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Dems vying to replace Kasich hold debateon the West Virginia border some 120 miles east of Columbus. Dayton Mayor Nan
The Toledo Blade / Posted 8 days ago
on the West Virginia border some 120 miles east of Columbus. Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley visits with the Blade editorial board Friday June 2, 2017. She's running for governor. The Blade/Dave Zapotosky “This has been the worst year for jobs since... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
D-303 balances budget, but parents want more teachersST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Board approved a balanced ope
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 8 days ago
ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Board approved a balanced operating budget for 2017-18 on Sept. 11. But some parents attending the board meeting asked why the district didn't spend more money to reduce class sizes. The new... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Testimony continues in Howard County on APFO, mulching billsif development is not more strictly regulated. Children held signs with phrases
Baltimore Sun / Posted 8 days ago
if development is not more strictly regulated. Children held signs with phrases including “Reform APFO, stop massive redistricting” and “Don’t reassign us in 3 years,” and chanted “Stronger APFO, stronger HoCo.” Leader Wendy Williams-Abrams,... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Some Oktibbeha voters could shift to avoid split ballotsAn effort by the Oktibbeha County Election Commission to clean up split precinc
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
An effort by the Oktibbeha County Election Commission to clean up split precincts created by prior redistricting efforts will place more than 250 voters in new constable and justice court judge districts ahead of November's special... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Malloy: ‘I have no intention of funding’ New Lebanon projectproblem, and said the project is not worth state investment. In an interview w
Darien News-Review / Posted 12 days ago
problem, and said the project is not worth state investment. In an interview with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board this week, state Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes said, “One hundred percent state-funded... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Malloy: ‘I have no intention of funding’ New Lebanon projectproblem, and said the project is not worth state investment. In an interview w
Greenwich Time / Posted 12 days ago
problem, and said the project is not worth state investment. In an interview with the Hearst Connecticut Media editorial board this week, state Office of Policy and Management Secretary Benjamin Barnes said, “One hundred percent state-funded... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
EDITORIAL, Sept. 8: Berger maps out a future for N.C. DemocratsState Sen. Phil Berger has some simple advice for Democrats who don't like the
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
State Sen. Phil Berger has some simple advice for Democrats who don't like the redistricting of the state legislature: Become Republicans. Responding to complaints that the new districts aren't competitive, Berger, the Senate's Republican leader,... Read more
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MLive.com
Michigan lawmakers join legal briefs in Supreme Court gerrymandering caseabide by federal law as well as state requirements, known as Apol standards, th
MLive.com / Posted 13 days ago
abide by federal law as well as state requirements, known as Apol standards, that have been in use since the 1980s in the redistricting process. The standards require districts to be contiguous, compact and attempt to preserve county lines in... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Bridgeport has thus far failed
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Bridgeport has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Political Notebook: LA Assembly race draws wide fieldCalifornia, the statewide LGBT advocacy group, endorsed all three of the gay ca
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 14 days ago
California, the statewide LGBT advocacy group, endorsed all three of the gay candidates and Vargas, who has served on its board for three years. Last year, he spent seven days by the bedside of his lesbian cousin, Laura Vargas, who was wounded in... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed a
Darien News-Review / Posted 14 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed a
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 14 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Fairfield told to fix schools’ racial disparityOffering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed a
Connecticut Post / Posted 14 days ago
Offering empty seats to students in neighboring Fairfield has thus far failed as well. So, somewhat grudgingly, the state Board of Education approved a multiyear plan Wednesday that relies on school expansions, turning McKinley into a magnet... Read more
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Alaska Public
Alaska attorney general joins others arguing that redistricting can be too partisanduring her confirmation hearing in April. She joined a legal brief in a U.S. Su
Alaska Public / Posted 15 days ago
during her confirmation hearing in April. She joined a legal brief in a U.S. Supreme Court case, arguing that Wisconsin’s redistricting process was too partisan. (Photo by Skip Gray/360 North) Alaska Attorney General Jahna Lindemuth joined a... Read more
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The News & Observer
Some Wake elementary students may have to change schools to reduce class sizespassed by the legislature removes all of the flexibility that we had in element
The News & Observer / Posted 15 days ago
passed by the legislature removes all of the flexibility that we had in elementary school to do it differently,” school board member Bill Fletcher said at Tuesday’s meeting. State lawmakers lowered school district class sizes for K-3 in 2018 to... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
Leachville City Council sets interim mayor salaryMayor Ralph Wells gave one set of names and Moba Lee Miller, chairman, gave ano
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted 15 days ago
Mayor Ralph Wells gave one set of names and Moba Lee Miller, chairman, gave another. �I don't have a problem with the board members but I was told some do not live in the state,� he said. �We need to know who appoints the board... Read more
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NBC 12 Richmond
NBC12 Heads Back to SchoolService Council is hosting a back to school county-wide supply drive from now t
NBC 12 Richmond / Posted 17 days ago
Service Council is hosting a back to school county-wide supply drive from now through August 23. Colonial Heights School Board approves 10-point grading scaleColonial Heights School Board approves 10-point grading scale The grading scale will be... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Wisconsin voter hopes Supreme Court will revolutionize map drawingto benefit Republicans. Last fall, they won a groundbreaking case when a lower
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 19 days ago
to benefit Republicans. Last fall, they won a groundbreaking case when a lower court held that that Wisconsin’s redistricting plan was “intended to burden the representational rights of Democratic voters throughout the decennial period... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
N.C. is case study in what happens when lawmakers get to draw their own boundariesRepublicans and Democrats get together to divvy up a state's voters with a prim
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 days ago
Republicans and Democrats get together to divvy up a state's voters with a primary aim of protecting incumbents across the board. The North Carolina district with the brand new appendage vividly illustrates the point. At issue is the border, in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California’s housing crisis and Trump’s response to Hurricane HarveyGood morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 21 days ago
Good morning. On behalf of The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board, welcome to The Take, your opinion-politics newsletter. Please sign up for it here. Sign upGet on The Take. Read the influential voices on California and national politics and issues.... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
2 vetoes overridden; bill backs money to address chemicalbut the full House put off debate until Thursday, when a legislative work sessi
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 21 days ago
but the full House put off debate until Thursday, when a legislative work session primarily to address General Assembly redistricting maps is expected to end. Otherwise, the Senate cast identical 30-9 votes in favor of overriding two vetoed... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Lawmakers OK new legislative maps as court deadline loomsby a federal court, are not based on race. CLICK HERE to read more from ABC af
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 21 days ago
by a federal court, are not based on race. CLICK HERE to read more from ABC affiliate WTVD "It adheres to traditional redistricting principles and it remedies deficiencies found in the previous map," Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett County), argued... Read more
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The News & Observer
He earned a Purple Heart, led UNC Law and shaped civil rights as a judgeweighed in on high-profile cases over minority voting rights, gerrymandering an
The News & Observer / Posted 21 days ago
weighed in on high-profile cases over minority voting rights, gerrymandering and sex discrimination. One of the cases on redistricting is cited often in the lawsuits challenging redistricting maps from this decade. He dissented from a 4th... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Financial firm outlines more options for Scranton School Districtand control payments. • The district should assess current and future capacity
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
and control payments. • The district should assess current and future capacity at all schools to determine whether redistricting or consolidation can be done. Officials should develop a multi-year capital plan for maintenance and repair of... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Wisconsin gerrymandering case offers little hope for Illinois GOPas screwed up as Wisconsin," said Cynthia Canary, the former executive director
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 22 days ago
as screwed up as Wisconsin," said Cynthia Canary, the former executive director of Change Illinois, which pushed to get a redistricting reform proposal on the November 2016 ballot, only to see it blocked by the Illinois Supreme Court. "There's a... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
County clerk joins race for new executive positiongovernment, coordinating economic-development efforts and developing a process
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
government, coordinating economic-development efforts and developing a process to draw an independently developed county board district map after the next census. "I'm going to focus on three things: fiscal responsibility, such as driving cost... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Zack Space to launch election campaign to be state auditorwill be leaving office because of term limitations. The state auditor is one of
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 24 days ago
will be leaving office because of term limitations. The state auditor is one of five members of the Ohio Apportionment Board, which draws the legislative districts for the Ohio General Assembly every 10 years after the United States census. The... Read more
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