NY Redistricting Veto Due – A.P.


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ALBANY — Calling them too political, Gov. Cuomo yesterday promised to veto the district maps proposed by the state Senate and Assembly.
“The maps are unacceptable,” Cuomo said yesterday. “I think anyone who looks at the maps will see the political machinations. You don’t have to look hard.”

The governor’s comment is his most definitive to date about the maps, which were drawn up by the Republican majority in the Senate and the Democrats controlling the Assembly and which would set district parameters for the next 10 years.

Read more: http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/redistrict_veto_due_5Ok2YOh23yNijdGCzazjJP#ixzz1kmw5LLSo

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A former state legislator turned NY Post editorial board member, thought-leader, public affairs consultant and commentator, columnist and blogger. Michael has appeared on Al Jazeera America Tonight, NY1/Inside City Hall, FoxNews.com LIVE, YNN/Capital Tonight, The Brian Lehrer Show, The Fred Dicker Show, The Capitol Press Room, and The Daily Show. His op-eds have appeared in the NY Post, City and State, The Legislative Gazette, Bronx Times, The Troy Record, Buffalo News, and the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle. To schedule speaking engagements, email MBenjamin9@optimum.net.
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