By Amy Gernon
Published: March 20 2012
Good-government critics have denounced Gov. Cuomo's decision to approve the State Legislature's partisan district lines.
Last Wednesday during a late-night private negotiation with the State Legislature, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo agreed to sign off on the proposed redistricting plan based on the 2010 census information. In exchange, the Legislature has pledged to create a constitutional amendment ensuring a bipartisan panel to oversee redistricting following the next census in 2020.
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