ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Legislation containing Maryland redistricting plans that are different from Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposal will get full hearings in a special session next week.
Alexandra Hughes, a spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch, said Friday that all proposals will get a hearing scheduled for Monday, when lawmakers convene for the redistricting session.READ MORE: 3-Dose Covid-19 Vaccine Protects Children Ages 6 Months To 5 years, Pfizer & BioNTech Say
Lawmakers had initially only considered taking up amendments to the plan. O’Malley, a Democrat, will be presenting to the General Assembly.
Republican Sen. Nancy Jacobs, the Senate minority leader, called for all proposals in separate legislation to receive hearings.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Cooler Weather Offers Much-Needed Relief
Aides to Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller said he a favored the request.
O’Malley is still reviewing a draft plan submitted last week by a redistricting advisory committee he appointed.MORE NEWS: Man, 53, Fatally Shot In Head In North Baltimore, Police Say
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