Missourians will have the oppurtunity to voice opinions about which Congressional district to eliminate.
Wrap: Missouri will lose one Congressional district after the 2010 census results.
Chairs of the House and Senate redistricting committees will be traveling to cities across Missouri asking the public's opinion about the redistricting plan.
Joint hearings will occur in Poplar Bluff, Springfield, St.Louis, and Kansas City.
The Senate Committee Chair says it's important that the people's voices are heard.
|Description: "We're just going to take it on the road and listen to as many people. We are under the difficulties that we can't have committee hearings while we are in session. So it is a little difficult to schedule them."|
From the state capitol, I'm Kadee Brosseau.
You'll get to have your say about which Missouri Congressional district to eliminate under a new plan inacted by the redistricting committees.
Wrap: Missouri must cut one Congressional district after the results of last year's census.
Chairs of the House and Senate redistricting committees are leading a plan to hold hearings throughout the state.
House redistrciting committee Chair says changing the number of districts from nine to eight will reshape every district in Missouri.
|Description: "As you start going around the map on the state, every district is going to change and it's going to change singnificantly."|
From the state Capitol, I'm Kadee Brosseau.