For Immediate Release - November 21, 2011


Congressional Redistricting Bill Signed

Governor Patrick joins House Speaker Robert DeLeo, Rep. Michael Moran, Rep. Byron Rushing and others for the bill signing. (Photo: Eric Haynes/Governor’s Office)

BOSTON – Monday, November 21, 2011 – Governor Deval Patrick today joined members of the Special Joint Committee on Redistricting to sign House Bill 3798, “An Act Establishing Congressional Districts.”

“My thanks go out to our legislative leaders and members of the Joint Special Committee on Redistricting for coming together and completing this extraordinary task,” said Governor Patrick. “The districts adhere to Constitutional guidelines and were created through an open and transparent process. Most importantly, these new districts are regionally balanced and reflect the Commonwealth’s diversity.”


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