Now that the congressional and statehouse maps are taking shape and on their way to passage, here's what you need to know about redistricting.       

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  • ‘We just feel it’: Racism plagues US military academies
    Some graduates of color from the nation’s top military schools who endured what they described as a hostile environment are left questioning the military maxim that all service members wearing the ...
    12/3/2021 - 3:30 am | View Link
  • What happens to society — and democracy — when community journalism dries up?
    American citizens must understand the existential threat local media outlets are facing — and the incalculable value that their journalism brings to our democracy.
    12/3/2021 - 2:01 am | View Link
  • Hashtag Trending Dec. 3 – Bring back YouTube dislikes; Deplatforming bill blocked in Texas; war on disinformation
    With Files from Tom Li A YouTube extension is bringing back the dislike count, an anti-social media deplatorming bill has been squashed ...
    12/2/2021 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Texas House Republicans urge court to quash Biden’s large-employer COVID-19 shot order
    Virtually every Republican state representative in Texas has endorsed legal arguments urging a federal appeals court to strike down the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine requirement for ...
    12/2/2021 - 12:04 pm | View Link
  • Preview of ‘a post-Roe world’ in Texas over abortion access
    Texas offers a glimpse in real time of what would be a striking new national landscape if the Supreme Court drastically curtails ...
    12/2/2021 - 1:05 am | View Link
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  • The Texas Plural Executive | Texas Government
    Lieutenant Governor: Serves as the presiding officer of the Texas Senate, first in line of succession for Governor, member of the Legislative Redistricting Board, Chair of the Legislative Budget Board, elected to 4 years terms by the public with no term limits. Dan Patrick is the current Texas Lieutenant Governor.
    12/2/2021 - 1:08 am | View Website
  • Latino groups sue over Texas redistricting
    Challenges to the last Texas redistricting maps dragged out for almost a decade. In 2018, the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision , ruled that Texas' adoption of maps drawn by a federal court was not ...
    12/1/2021 - 8:29 pm | View Website
  • Redistricting in Texas
    Redistricting is the process by which new congressional and state legislative district boundaries are drawn. Each of Texas' 36 United States Representatives and 181 state legislators are elected from political divisions called districts. United States Senators are not elected by districts, but by the states at large.
    11/30/2021 - 11:14 pm | View Website
  • memeorandum: Legislative Redistricting Advisory Commission ...
    Trump's taxpayer-funded political machine — Donald Trump and senior members of his administration turned the federal government into a sprawling, taxpayer-funded political machine in violation of U.S. law, a top watchdog says. — Why it matters: The Trump administration's flagrant disregard … +
    11/25/2021 - 6:13 pm | View Website
  • CNN, MSNBC Wrongly Claim GOP Redistricting Stomped on ...
    In the past couple of weeks, CNN and MSNBC have shown multiple double standards by peddling misinformation about Texas's congressional redistricting plan to accuse Republicans of cutting minority representation in the state while ignoring aggressive gerrymandering by Illinois Democrats. It was even wrongly suggested that Republicans would prevent any black members of Congress from being ...
    11/25/2021 - 5:58 pm | View Website
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