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Lawmakers will rule again over redrawing of Pa. political boundaries, but critics aren’t giving up

While an effort to create an independent commission to draw the state’s congressional and legislative maps has run out of time, a new bill would increase transparency and ban the most egregious practices.

By Cynthia Fernandez/Spotlight PA

The high stakes of Pa.’s 2020 legislative races

Reformers seek independent redistricting process
By Emily Previti

Updated: January 11, 2020 | 11:39 am

Lawmakers plan to try, once more, to make redistricting less political

In order to change how congressional and state legislative districts are drawn before nationwide reapportionment in 2021, the General Assembly needs to strike a deal by early August.

By Katie Meyer

Smart Talk: The 2020 Census preparations are underway

The U.S. Census has been called one of the most logistically complex operations ever conducted by the federal government.

By Merideth Bucher and Smart Talk

Report: Pennsylvanians say they’re fed up with secrecy and manipulation surrounding redistricting — and they can fix it.

The Redistricting Reform Commission's findings and recommendations are out ahead of state lawmakers' return to Harrisburg for fall session -- and more debate over the issue.
By Emily Previti

Gerrymandering in Pa.: Why the risk is (still) real — and higher than in most other states

Pennsylvania’s current map was put in place last year by the state Supreme Court after it ruled the old map was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. But nothing’s changed about the redistricting process in the state.

By Emily Previti

Questions linger over details, deadlines as Pa. Senate re-attempts redistricting overhaul

"This is the only option we have, The House isn't doing anything."
By Katie Meyer

Creating a fairer map: Pa. Redistricting Reform Commission kicks off public input tour

Gov. Wolf created the commission’s to propose ideas for how to reform the process moving forward.
By Emily Previti

Pa. Dems would have made gains even under old congressional map, analysis suggests

“The logic was that this was going to really hamper Democrats. Clearly, overall, that’s not the case.”
By Emily Previti