Governor Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders are expected to finalize a deal Wednesday night to settle four of the thorniest and high-profile issues at the state capital.
Was it a political power grab or a fairer way to assure all citizens have equal representation? Voting district boundaries are poised to be redrawn following a controversial decision in Nassau County on Tuesday.
It’s an issue that inflames sensitivities — and that’s exactly what’s happening in Nassau County. A proposal to make sweeping changes to district boundaries has virtually everyone upset.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch said the state Senate’s Republican majority was “dishonorable” for putting off the critical redistricting reform they promised in last fall’s election.