Special master releases new New York congressional maps

Special master releases new New York congressional maps

The court-appointed special master tasked with drawing New York’s new congressional and state Senate maps released a preliminary draft of the new congressional boundaries Monday the state will have for the next decade. Carnegie Mellon University Fellow Jonathan Cervas as special master drew lines for the state’s 26 House seats, with 15 leaning Democratic, three … Read more

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

Court-appointed master releases New York state Senate lines

A court-appointed special master released New York’s new state Senate district lines Monday, releasing a draft plan for the next decade that will lean Democratic for more than half of the upper house. Jonathan Cervas, of the Institute for Politics and Strategy at Carneige Mellon University, reconfigured the state’s 63 Senate seats from the Legislature’s … Read more

Texas Dems ask White House to probe Gov. Greg Abbott’s use of COVID funds for border crackdown | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas Dems ask White House to probe Gov.  Greg Abbott’s use of COVID funds for border crackdown |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Instagram / govabbott Gov. Greg Abbott talks tough at the border during a 2021 news conference touting his immigration crackdown. Texas Democratic lawmakers including San Antonio US Rep. Joaquin Castro are pushing the Biden administration to investigate whether Gov. Greg Abbott misused federal pandemic-relief funding by funneling it into his immigration crackdown. … Read more

Supreme Court draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff | San Antonio News | San Antonio

Supreme Court draft ruling puts Henry Cuellar in hot seat over abortion votes ahead of runoff |  San Antonio News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Sanford Nowlin US Rep. Henry Cuellar speaks in 2020 at a downtown San Antonio press briefing. When Jessica Cisneros released the first TV ad of her Democratic primary runoff last week, it highlighted how her opponent, US Rep. Henry Cuellar of Laredo, was the only House Democrat to vote against legislation to … Read more

Ken Paxton says he’s being sued by the state bar for misconduct over his lawsuit challenging the 2020 election | Texas News | San Antonio

Ken Paxton says he’s being sued by the state bar for misconduct over his lawsuit challenging the 2020 election |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Courtesy Photo / Ken Paxton Texas AG Ken Paxton has lashed out against a court that said he can no longer unilaterally prosecute alleged election crimes. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton, the state’s top lawyer, said Friday the state bar was suing him for professional misconduct related to his lawsuit challenging the … Read more