The Michigan Legislative Black Caucus says it plans to sue to challenge new boundaries for the state’s U.S. House and state legislative districts.
Two Democratic incumbents representing southeast Michigan in Congress will be tossed into the same district for the 2012 election under legislation signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Rick Snyder.
The Michigan Legislative Black Caucus is telling lawmakers now working on redrawing legislative lines that certain groundrules must be met.
A committee in the Michigan House has scheduled the first in a series of public hearings tied to the state’s redistricting process for boundaries of congressional and state legislative districts.