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Thu Mar 1, 2018, 11:41 PM

Are taxpayers taking hit in redistricting fight?

Millions of taxpayer dollars are being spent in the Republican-led fight to keep Pennsylvania’s old gerrymandered maps in play for this year’s election.

Senate and House GOP leaders have combined to spend more than $3.5 million in the battle while Gov. Tom Wolf and fellow Democrats have ponied up about $576,000.

And, the battle isn’t over.

Republican lawmakers have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to step in and, on Wednesday, the returned to the highest court in America to ask the justices to block Pennsylvania’s high court’s decision to approve a new map.

The lawmakers claimed that the state Supreme Court “intentionally seized the redistricting process.”

Read more: http://www.phillytrib.com/news/are-taxpayers-taking-hit-in-redistricting-fight/article_47cf464a-d042-5815-a577-3c9d2381c116.html

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