Redistricting Hearing


July 24, 1991

Residents will have their last chance tomorrow to say how they thinkcongressional districts should be carved up under the state's new redistricting plan.

The Governor's Redistricting Advisory Committee will conduct a public hearing in the Joint Hearing Room of the Legislative Services Building, 90 State Circle, at 4 and 7 p.m.

Tomorrow's hearing will focus only on congressional districts, not state General Assembly districts, for which the committee is conducting other public hearings. The public is invited to speak at the 4 p.m. hearing. The Maryland congressional delegation has been invited to speak at 7 p.m.; the public may present testimony after the delegation does so.

Anyone wishing to submit redistricting plans should obtain guidelines by calling Carolyn Knowles or Elise Bridges at (301)225-4550.

Anyone wishing to reserve a time to testify should call(800) 688-7494. Priority will be given to those who reserve a time.

The committee will adopt a congressional redistricting plan Aug. 27. The General Assembly will vote on a plan in special session Sept. 25.

Seniors learn to chill

Peg McBee, a registered nurse in theemergency room of North Arundel Hospital, will visit the O'Malley Senior Center, 1275 Odenton Road, at 11:30 a.m. July 29.

She will present a talk on "How to Deal with the Heat."

Information: 222-6227.


Mothers Against Drunk Driving, Central Maryland chapter, seeks volunteers to assist with programming. Activities that require staffing include court monitoring and the organizationof the red ribbon campaign.

Information: MADD, Central Maryland Chapter, 14 Hudson St., Annapolis 21401; telephone: 224-MADD.

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