Congressional Boundaries & Political Interests

While the Justice Department continues reviewing the revised statewide General Assembly districts, both chambers will return to Richmond Thursday, June 9th to decide how to redraw the Congressional boundaries.  The Senate, controlled by Democrats, and the House, controlled by Republicans, are expected to ultimately reject each other’s proposals.  But as Virginia Public Radio’s Tommie McNeil reports, some want lawmakers to put far more thought into the process for the people—rather than protect their own political interests.

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