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MEDIA ADVISORY: Redistricting Commission to meet Thursday at State House
STATE HOUSE — The Special Commission on Reapportionment will meet Thursday at the State House to discuss prisoner apportionment as it pertains to the redistricting of House and Senate districts.
The meeting is scheduled
Thursday, Dec. 16, at 6 p.m. in room 35
in the basement of the State House. Masks are required inside the building.
The agenda includes a presentation and discussion on updated data on the impact of prisoner apportionment on House and Senate districts, as well as its impact on Congressional districts and municipal wards. The commission will also discuss Congressional district plans as well as its next steps.
The state constitution calls for the General Assembly to reapportion its districts as well as the two congressional districts after each 10-year federal census. The commission is co-chaired by Sen. Stephen R. Archambault (D-Dist. 22, Smithfield, North Providence, Johnston) and Rep. Robert D. Phillips (D-Dist. 51, Woonsocket, Cumberland).
The meeting will air live on Capitol Television, which can be seen on Cox Channels 15 and 61, on Full Channel on Channel 15 and on Channel 34 by Verizon subscribers. The meetings will also be live streamed at
For more information, contact:
State House Room 20
Providence, RI 02903
Lt. Governor's Office
Secretary of State
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