Redistricting Vote Delayed
KSCB News - March 15, 2012 8:13 am
A Kansas Senate committee has delayed voting
until Friday on two bills redrawing state legislative districts.
The Reapportionment Committee had been scheduled to take final
action Wednesday on the measures. But Chairman Tim Owens, an
Overland Park Republican, noted the committee needed to wrap up
hearings on the measures first.
One bill adjusts the boundaries of state Senate districts to
account for changes in population over the past decade.
The other bill follows a bipartisan plan for a new map of Kansas
House districts. The House has already passed the measure, and – if
tradition holds – the Senate will approve it without making