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Citizens Union Backs Bill To Count Prisoners At Former Place Of Residence For Redistricting Purposes

Good government group supports Schneiderman/Jeffries bill more accurately aligning state legislative Representatives with their constituents

by Peter Wagner, March 18, 2010

The New York-based good government group Citizens Union issued this press release announcing its support for the Schneiderman/Jeffries to bill more accurately aligning state legislative representatives with their constituents.



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