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News stories tagged with "2000-census"

Pataki Urged to Veto Redistricting Plan

Good government groups are urging Governor Pataki to veto the redistricting lines approved by the legislature earlier this month. Karen Dewitt reports.  Go to full article

NY Redistricting Plan Squeezes Minority Parties in Both Houses

Nearly 30 members of the minority parties in both houses of the legislature would be forced to fight each other to keep their seats in November, under a redistricting plan devised by the majority parties in both houses. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Redistricting Plan Reshuffles North Country Districts

Martha Foley talks with Republican Assemblyman Chris Ortloff about the redistricting proposal and its effects on North Country politicians.  Go to full article

Draft Redistricting Plan Due by Year's End

The 2000 census told New Yorkers that our population is growing at a slower rate than the rest of the country. What that means for New York politics is that the state will lose two of its 31 representatives in Congress. The state legislature and the governor will decide which two lawmakers will lose their job through a process called redistricting. David Sommerstein reports a draft plan for redistricting could be out by the end of month.  Go to full article

People: SLU Government Professor Bob Wells on the Art of Redistricting

David Sommerstein talks with government professor Bob Wells about the political intrigue of redistricting, both for Congressional representatives and for state lawmakers.  Go to full article

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