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Supreme Court says North Carolina does not have to immediately redraw congressional maps that a lower court ruled unconstitutional

Added: 18.01.2018 20:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

The decision means that this year’s elections will likely be conducted under the 2016 boundaries, in which Republicans hold 10 out of 13 congressional seats.

Supreme Court delays order for North Carolina to redraw maps

Added: 18.01.2018 19:38 | 0 views | 0 comments

The decision delays a lower-court order.

From: abcnews.go.com

Supreme Court gives North Carolina more time to redraw congressional map

Added: 18.01.2018 19:25 | 0 views | 0 comments

Voter advocacy groups and Democratic voters who sued over the map -- heavily weighted toward Republicans -- had argued no delay was necessary

From: feeds.cbsnews.com

Supreme Court: North Carolina doesn't have to redraw gerrymandered maps by next week

Added: 18.01.2018 19:22 | 0 views | 0 comments


The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines.
The justices announced the stay after legal briefs were filed...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

Supreme Court Delays Court Order For North Carolina To Redraw Congressional Districts

Added: 18.01.2018 19:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday delayed a lower-court order that would have forced North Carolina Republican lawmakers to redraw the state's congressional districts by next week because of excessive partisan bias in current lines, The Associated Press reported. The justices announced the stay after legal briefs were filed for and against the GOP legislators' request for a delay. Their lawyers successfully argued that a three-judge panel's ruling last week declaring the state congressional map an illegal partisan gerrymander should be on hold while similar cases involving Wisconsin legislative districts and one Maryland congressional district before the Supreme Court are considered. The...

Supreme Court blocks redrawing of North Carolina congressional maps

Added: 18.01.2018 18:48 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday blocked a lower court's order for North Carolina to rework its congressional map because Republicans violated the Constitution by drawing electoral districts intended to maximize their party's chances of winning.

From: feeds.reuters.com

N. Carolina: Sterilization victims to get final payment soon

Added: 18.01.2018 11:31 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Carolina officials say the third and final compensation payment to sterilization victims should be mailed soon, marking the end of a 15-year pursuit of financial help for them.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

Raw: Deep Snow, Power Outages in North Carolina

Added: 18.01.2018 6:22 | 0 views | 0 comments

North Carolina is dealing with up to 10 inches of snow and thousands of power outages after Wednesday's storm. Montgomery, Alabama firefighters contended with the frigid weather as they battled a fast food restaurant blaze early Wednesday. (Jan. 18)

From: rssfeeds.usatoday.com

Last of 10 wanted in fish market child labor case arrested

Added: 17.01.2018 15:01 | 0 views | 0 comments

Authorities say the last of 10 people wanted in connection with a religious organization that police say forced children to work in North Carolina fish markets has been arrested.

From: feeds.foxnews.com

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