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Queens delegation split over redistricting

Posted by Joe Anuta in Assembly, District 12, District 24, District 25, District 27, District 29, District 36, Governor, State Senate on March 22, 2012 | No Comments

The contentious redistricting process that changed political representation in Queens came to a close Monday when a federal judge signed off on the new congressional lines, days after Gov. Andrew Cuomo did the same at the state level. Queens lawmakers from the state Assembly largely voted to approve the state lines, while those from the [...]

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B’klyn judge appointed to redraw congressional boundaries of N.Y.

Posted by Rich Bockmann in Governor on March 1, 2012 | No Comments

A federal judge in Brooklyn was appointed Monday to redraw the boundaries for New York state’s 27 congressional districts. Judge Roanne Mann has until March 12 to give her recommendation for the state’s proposed congressional plan, according to lawyer Dan Burstein, one of the plaintiffs who filed a lawsuit to have the redistricting process put [...]