April 4, 2021
Without a doubt, the Covid-19 pandemic has greatly impacted our work in the Legislature. Many good bills filed a year ago, including some of my own, wound up being laid over after the building was closed for several weeks in order to prevent spread of the virus. That certainly added to the workload this year as many of those bills were refiled for the 2021 session.
The pandemic is also having an impact on another important task we must complete this year, and that’s redistricting.
We are required to redraw legislative and congressional district boundaries every 10 years following the rel...