Though it sent a map of state House districts to Gov. Nathan Deal to sign this week, Republican leadership in the Georgia General Assembly says it is committed to making Hall County more whole in January.
August 27, 2011|
As a Republican mayor of a small southwest Georgia town stood on the steps of a federal courthouse in downtown Atlanta nearly two weeks ago, he spoke words meant to strike a blow more powerful than any political rhetoric.
Georgia's new legislative districts should respect municipal and county boundaries and reflect the voting patterns and interests of their residents, speakers told those responsible for drawing the state's new maps Tuesday.