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ON THE SIDE: Meandering

Well, that was pretty anti-climactic, wasn’t it. Last Thursday, the Iowa Legislature got together and decided how congressional and legislative districts would be arranged for the 10-year period that starts in 2023 after the November 2022 general elections. There was a whole bunch of finger-pointing, hand-wringing, posturing and overall expressions of distrust among lawmakers about the matter over the course of the year. In the end, lawmakers got it right, passing a plan that all but three of 150 legislators supported. 
Read the column in the Nov. 4 Advance. 

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