HARRISBURG, Pa., March 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The new Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission is inviting the public to a series of regional meetings to talk about making the redistricting process fairer and nonpartisan.
The commission will study best practices in other states and submit a report to the governor and legislature later this year with recommendations for a nonpartisan redistricting process that safeguards election integrity and fairness.
The dates and locations of eight public meetings will be:
Thursday, April 4
First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania
201 W. 4th St., Williamsport, PA 17701
Thursday, April 18
Erie County Public Library
160 E Front St., Erie, PA 16507
Thursday, May 2
Carnegie Mellon University's Simmons Auditorium
5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Thursday, May 9
Penn State Berks Perkins Student Center
1801 Broadcasting Rd., Reading, PA 19610
Thursday, May 16
PSU-Altoona Devorris Downtown Center
1431 12th Ave, Altoona, PA 16601
Tuesday, May 28
Tindley Temple United Methodist
750 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19146
Wednesday, May 29
Northampton Community College Alumni Hall
3835 Green Pond Rd, Bethlehem, PA 18020
Thursday, June 6
Wilkes University Henry Student Center
84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
All the meetings will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. A Harrisburg date will be announced soon.
The commission also invites Pennsylvanians to provide their comments online.
MEDIA CONTACT: David Thornburgh, 215-439-0879
SOURCE Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission