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Landmark WI Redistricting Ruling Could Resonate Nationally

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A three-judge federal panel has ruled that Wisconsin’s political maps are unconstitutionally drawn and violate First Amendment rights, but state Republican legislative leadership has given essentially a blank check to two expensive law firms to fight the ruling, using taxpayer money. The ruling could affect several other states with similar redistricting issues. Continue Reading →

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Citizens Commission Discusses Redistricting

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On Wednesday, the Minnesota Citizens Redistricting Commission gathered to hold final discussions on a proposed Minnesota redistricting map before the panel of 15 commissioners officially submits that map to the state’s judiciary on October 21. Continue Reading →

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Today’s UpTake: Candidates Turn Deaf Ears, Redistricting Minnesota

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Today on The UpTake we’ll publish an investigation showing that, despite campaign finance law mandates, and despite nudging from advocates for Minnesota’s deaf population, Tom Emmer and Tom Horner are not captioning any of their web video advertisements. And we’ll bring you live coverage of tonight’s Economic Development Coalition gubernatorial forum from Alexandria, Minn. Continue Reading →

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