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Updated: November 25, 2021 | 5:00 am

Wolf signals readiness for congressional district map talks

This round of drawing new congressional district boundaries is the first time in three decades where a Republican-controlled Legislature must share the task with a governor who is a Democrat.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Advisers to Governor Wolf hear from Central Pa. residents about drawing the next Congressional district map

Central Pennsylvania residents said they want to see communities kept intact when it comes to congressional redistricting during a listening session with Governor Tom Wolf’s Redistricting Advisory Council Monday.

By Min Xian/WPSU

‘They can do it too:’ redistricting groups hope to set examples for lawmakers with publicly-sourced maps

Two groups say political boundaries they produced included input from people who all want their voices heard.

By Sam Dunklau and Gabriela Martínez

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State redistricting panel is now on deadline to draft its first map

“Now that the five-member LRC has usable Census data, it has three months to submit its first map.”

By Sam Dunklau

Panel OKs data for drawing Assembly, Congress district maps in Pennsylvania

It voted 4-1 to certify census data that shifts just under 27,000 state prison inmates back to their home districts for the maps that will be used for state legislative elections.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Communities of color want to be ‘stewards,’ not ‘victims’ of Pa. redistricting plans

Legal experts have warned the state’s Legislative Redistricting Commission that new maps unfairly splitting those communities up could violate federal law.

By Sam Dunklau

Pa. reformed ‘prison gerrymandering,’ but it likely won’t matter in congressional maps

How should Pennsylvania count incarcerated people in state prisons for redistricting purposes?

By Katie Meyer/WHYY

Latino political power, health, future examined at statewide convention

Mental health, education, poverty and other issues were tackled.

By Anthony Orozco

Pa. commission votes to scale back ‘prison gerrymandering’ reform made last month

The commission voted to narrow the number of state prisoners it will count as residents of their home district, rather than the one where they’re locked up.

By Katie Meyer/WHYY