Public Hearing on Redistricting – Monday
As a member of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting, I am pleased to invite you to a public hearing we are hosting Monday, July 11th at the Massachusetts State House.
Following the results of the Census conducted last year, the Massachusetts Congressional delegation must be reduced from ten seats to nine and the district lines for State Representative, State Senator and Governor’s Council seats must be redrawn to make sure that each district remains proportionate.
This is an opportunity for you to learn more about the committee, the redistricting process and what it means for you and your community. This is open to the public, giving anyone the opportunity to testify as to their thoughts, questions or concerns regarding redistricting.
I urge citizens around the Commonwealth to attend. It is crucial that we get feedback on this issue so that we can do the best possible job for the state and our constituents.
Special Joint Committee on Redistricting
Monday, July 11, 2011
Massachusetts State House
For those who cannot attend the hearing, the Committee hosts a website at http://www.malegislature.gov/District where you can learn more about redistricting, read the Census data, and see the full schedule for the process. It also has a contact page for residents to submit questions, comments or materials.
If you have any other concerns or comments, please do not hesitate to email me at Karen.Spilka@masenate.gov or call my office at (617) 722-1640.