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Districting Commission withdraws map, will hold new round of public hearings
Districting Commission withdraws map, will hold new round of public hearings
Central Billy Rennison 12/05/2012 at 10:02AM

Opponents of the city’s new district maps got their wish for another round of public hearings thanks to Assemblymember Vito Lopez, though confidence significant changes will be made remains low. When the city’s Districting Commission unveiled the maps on November 16, District 34 was redrawn to include the residence of the embattled assemblymember, reportedly at [...]

7th District goes to Velazquez
7th District goes to Velazquez
News Terence M. Cullen 6/27/2012 at 9:58AM

Ten-term Congressmember Nydia Velazquez will have another run this November, after winning the Democrat primary for District 7, which spans from Lower Manhattan, through parts of Brooklyn and reaches into Woodhaven, where residents had expressed some concern that their district was now a part of neighborhoods with differing needs. In her victory, Velazquez, who had [...]