State Legislature's Failure To Enact Bipartisan Congressional Map Means Courts Will Likely InterveneRepublican state House lawmakers are advancing a congressional redistricting plan that Democrats call a partisan gerrymandering.
Gov. Tom Wolf Signals Readiness For Congressional District Map DiscussionsGov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday released the priorities for drawing Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts given to him by panel he picked, signaling that he is ready to start discussions with Republicans who control the Legislature.
Rally In Pittsburgh Calls For End To GerrymanderingA rally in Pittsburgh called for an end to gerrymandering -- the drawing of districts to favor one party or the other.
ACLU, Voter Groups Sue In Ohio Over New Legislative MapsA lawsuit filed challenges Ohio’s newly drawn state legislative districts as giving an extreme and unfair advantage to the Republican Party.
Legislature Begins To Tackle Congressional Redistricting, While Many Warn Against Political GerrymanderingThe state Legislature is holding hearings this week on how best to draw congressional district lines.
NAACP Suing Pennsylvania, Claiming Method Of Counting Prisoners Dilutes African-American Political CloutPennsylvania is facing a new lawsuit from the NAACP over the way prisoners are counted.
Supreme Court Allows Severe Partisan Gerrymandering To ContinueThe Supreme Court said Thursday that federal courts must stay out of disputes over when politicians go too far in drawing district lines for partisan gain.
Ohio's Congressional Map Declared Unconstitutional, GOP To Appeal RulingA federal court has ruled that Ohio's congressional map is unconstitutional and has ordered a new one be drawn for the 2020 elections.
State Senator Won't Have To Pay Legal Bills For Pa. Gerrymandering Case, Court SaysA federal appeals court is reversing a judge's decision to make Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati personally pay $29,000 in legal bills for lawyers who successfully challenged Pennsylvania's congressional districts as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pennsylvania GOP Dealt 3rd Redistricting Loss In U.S. CourtsThe U.S. Supreme Court is dismissing another challenge by top Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania to the legality of new congressional district boundaries imposed by the state's highest court in a gerrymandering case.
GOP Leaders Ask Supreme Court To Revisit Pa. Redistricting CaseRepublican lawmakers from Pennsylvania are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to again consider the legality of new congressional district boundaries.
Pa. Senator Ordered To Pay $29K In Gerrymandering Case Legal CostsA federal judge is ordering Pennsylvania's top state senator to personally pay more than $29,300 to reimburse lawyers who successfully challenged the state's congressional districts as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pa. GOP Lawmakers Looking To Impeach Democratic Justices Over Congressional Map-MakingIf certain Republican lawmakers have their way, the seven-member state Supreme Court would lose four Democratic justices.
Republican Lawmakers Seek To Impeach 4 Pa. Supreme Court Judges Over Congressional MapTwelve Republican state legislators in Pennsylvania have signed on to resolutions seeking to impeach four Democratic justices on the state Supreme Court over rulings in the congressional redistricting case.
Federal Courts Reject Republican Effort To Stop New Congressional MapThe new congressional districts for Pennsylvania stand, says a federal court panel, tossing out a lawsuit filed by eight Republican congressmen.