Posted by Jeremy Shulkin
Tonight members of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting will hold a public meeting in Tilton Hall at Clark University at 6:00.
Because Massachusetts’ population didn’t increase as quickly as other parts of the country we’re losing a congressional seat. Since this special committee acts like any other legislative subcommittee (albeit one that only forms every ten years) they’re mandated to hold public meetings. They’ve already met in Gardner and Springfield, but there aren’t many more scheduled for around here.
Lots of ideas are floating around by committee members, including Auburn Rep. Paul Frost’s idea to unite Worcester County under one congressional district.