DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers are plowing ahead with plans to debate congressional redistricting, despite a lack of agreement on how they will handle it.
GOP House Speaker Frank McNulty said the House will take up the GOP map on Monday, and Democratic Senate Majority Leader John Morse told... more »
This year's legislative session is just over a week from finished, but redistricting has legislators jockeying for position with constituents.
Redistricting is done every ten years using numbers from the most recent census. It accounts for population changes, trying to keep all of the state's congressional districts close to... more »
It's something we do every ten years, but that doesn't mean when the time comes around participants are any less contentious. Now with a new population count following the 2010 Census, it's time to redraw Colorado's Congressional District lines to account for population shifts.
Legislators will have their chance... more »
DENVER (AP) - A partisan standoff over new Colorado congressional districts may be heating up.
Democrats signaled Thursday that they may propose a redistricting plan of their own. Top Republicans were huddled in strategy sessions trying to determine their next step.
Lawmakers are required to redraw district lines... more »
DENVER (AP) - Bipartisan talks to draw new congressional district boundaries for Colorado have collapsed after a legislative committee failed to meet a self-imposed deadline.
Now Republicans and Democrats are vowing to draw their own maps to redraw the state's seven districts as required after every census. If the... more »
Five more meetings are planned in the coming week on redrawing boundaries of Colorado's seven congressional districts.
Every ten years following the Census, the state legislature is required to redraw boundary lines of the districts according to population. This is known as redistricting.
A 10-member committee is evaluating... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado lawmakers say they are hopeful Republicans and Democrats can come up with a plan by April for congressional redistricting.
The issue is one of the thorniest lawmakers will take on this year. Legislative leaders formed a 10-member committee of five Republicans and five Democrats who... more »
DENVER (AP) - Colorado's legislative leaders are hoping to avoid another redistricting fiasco like the one 10 years ago that ended up in court.
On Thursday, they appointed a 10-member legislative committee of five Democrats and five Republicans to tour the state and get opinions from voters on the... more »
The Colorado House has given initial approval to a bill aimed at erasing Republican limits on the ability of judges to draw congressional district maps.
Republicans said it would be a mistake for Democrats to strip out limits placed on the courts after a Denver District Court judge drew... more »
Redistricting--the redrawing of boundaries for political races--happens after each census. And in Colorado, the battle is off to a heated start.
Republicans are opposing an attempt by Democrats to strip out limits that were placed on the role of the courts after a Denver District Court judge drew congressional... more »