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Stumbo: Redistricting will make some unhappy

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Redrawing state House district boundaries
has been slowed so Democratic lawmakers can offer fresh input.

House Speaker Greg Stumbo acknowledged Friday that some
lawmakers are unhappy with the latest proposal from Democratic
leaders. He said leadership is making another attempt to adjust the
lines.

Stumbo said redistricting is always difficult because lawmakers
often lose communities they're familiar with and take in
communities that are unfamiliar.

Legislative and congressional redistricting occurs every 10
years to account for population changes. The plan has been to get
that chore out of the way early in the legislative session before
moving on to other business.

The House is expected to vote on the congressional redistricting
plan next week. Stumbo said it could be possible to wait until 2013
on the redrawing state House districts.


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