Friday, June 17, 2011

ALERT: Public Redistricting Hearing - This Saturday!

The following is an email from Senator Karen Spilka about the redistricting being done in MA.

June 15, 2011

Dear Steve,

As a member of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting, I am pleased to invite you to a public hearing we are hosting this Saturday, June 18th at Framingham State University.

Following the results of the Census conducted last year, the Massachusetts Congressional delegation must be reduced from ten seats to nine and the district lines for State Representative, State Senator and Governor's Council seats must be redrawn to make sure that each district remains proportionate.

This is an opportunity for you to learn more about the committee, the redistricting process and what it means for you and your community. This is open to the public, giving anyone the opportunity to testify as to their thoughts, questions or concerns regarding redistricting.

Since this will be the only redistricting hearing held in the MetroWest area, I urge all my constituents and all others in the region to attend. It is crucial that we get feedback on this issue so that we can do the best possible job for the Commonwealth.

I look forward to seeing you at this important hearing and discussing how to ensure that the MetroWest remains an economically vibrant region with a strong presence in the legislative process.

Event Details:

Special Joint Committee on Redistricting
Public Hearing
Saturday, June 18th
Framingham State University
Forum Room at the McCarthy Center
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701

For those who cannot attend the hearing, the Committee hosts a website at that provides redistricting information, the full hearing schedule and locations and a contact page for residents to submit questions, comments or materials.

If you have any other concerns or comments, please do not hesitate to email me at or call my office at (617) 722-1640.


Karen E. Spilka
2nd Middlesex and Norfolk

Office of State Senator Karen E. Spilka
Room 511-C, State House
Boston, Massachusetts  02133

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