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Senate and Assembly Democrats to Hold Interactive Redistricting Reform Forum

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Real-time, social media conversation to engage public regarding Governor Cuomo’s independent redistricting legislation.
 


12:30 PM Tuesday, June 7th, Hearing Room B in the LOB


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Answering the public’s call for immediate action on redistricting reform, Senator Martin Malavé Dilan, Ranking Democrat on LATFOR*, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and Senator Michael Gianaris, joined by Senate and Assembly Democrats will lead an interactive public forum on Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Redistricting Reform Act of 2011 and other redistricting reform legislation pending in the Senate.
 
To encourage real-time online participation through new media and social networking tools, Senate and Assembly Democrats will:





 
In addition to the interactive forum, Senate Democrats launched a website and online petition drive dedicated to their efforts to change Albany through redistricting reform.
 
*The Legislative Task Force on Demographic Research and Reapportionment (LATFOR) was established by Chapter 45 of the New York State Laws of 1978 to research and study the techniques and methodologies to be used by the U.S. Commerce Departments' bureau of the Census in carrying out the decennial federal census.
 

WHO:
Senator Martin Dilan (co-host)
Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries (co-host)
Senator Michael Gianaris (co-host)
Senate Democratic Leader John L. Sampson
Senator Daniel Squadron
Members of the Senate Democratic Conference
Members of the Assembly Democratic Conference

ATTENDEES:
Citizens Union
Common Cause NY
League of Women Voters of New York
NYPIRG
Andrew Beveridge, Ph.D, CUNY
Local Government Officials
 
Tuesday, June 7th 12:30 PM
 
Hearing Room B in the LOB