Latest Redistricting News

Florida city highlights conflicts over local gerrymandering

Feb. 02, 2023 08:34 AM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Not far from the postcard images of Jacksonville -- the white sand beaches, the riverfront fountain, the upscale shopping district — is another side of the city. Here, neighborhood roads are pitted with potholes and sometimes unpaved. Weeds swallow...

Legislature's swearing in heavy on symbolism, selflessness

Jan. 11, 2023 19:06 PM EST

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Illinois’ new Legislature got underway Wednesday with pledges of selflessness laden with the symbolism of America’s Civil War president, the wisdom of a recently departed mother and a young son and the Hebrew word that Moses used to answer God’s call to lead the...