Democrats set redistricting meeting in East St. Louis

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EAST ST. LOUIS — The Illinois Senate Redistricting Committee Southwestern Illinois Subcommittee is planning a hearing on redistricting at 5 p.m. Monday, April 19, at the Jackie Joyner-Kersee Center in East St. Louis.

The hearing will be hosted by state Sens. Rachelle Crowe, D-Glen Carbon; Doris Turner, D-Springfield; and Christopher Belt, D-Centreville.

The Illinois Senate Democratic Caucus is holding regional hearings to gather public input as lawmakers begin the once-a-decade process of drawing new legislative boundaries. Members of the public may request to provide testimony, submit electronic testimony or submit electronic witness slips via the General Assembly website in advance of the hearing or through email at redistrictingcommittee@senatedem.ilga.gov.

Participants can attend virtually or in person. Those participating in person must abide by all public health guidelines, including social distancing and mask wearing requirements. The hearing will be broadcast live on http://www.ilga.gov.

Additional information about the hearing process can be found at https://ift.tt/3mW728Y.

Region: Metro East,City: Alton,News

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April 18, 2021 at 10:47AM

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