Senators DeFrancisco, Gianaris to debate redistricting on Wednesday

Michael Gianaris

July 27, 2011

‎Syracuse Post-Standard wrote about the joint-interview/debate Senator Gianaris and Senator DeFrancisco will participate in this afternoon on The Jim Reith Show.

Syracuse -- Two New York Senators are scheduled to talk about legislative redistricting Wednesday on The Jim Reith Show on WSYR radio.

Sen. John DeFrancisco, R-Syracuse, has been critical of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's proposal to create an independent commission to redraw state and congressional political boundaries, questioning whether such a commission could be independent of political influences.

Sen. Michael Gianaris, D-Queens, supports the governor's proposal and has criticized Republicans like DeFrancisco for backing a different plan that would tackle redistricting reform by changing the state constitution.

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