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The process of redrawing the boundaries of the state's nine congressional districts, 100 Indiana House districts, and 50 Senate districts to adjust for population shifts over the past 10 years is complete.
The full Senate is due to consider additional proposed changes to the maps Thursday, ahead of a vote expected Friday to approve the revised redistricting plan.
The Indiana House is poised Thursday to approve new legislative district boundaries that will shape, in many ways, the state's election results and public policies for the next 10 years.
Northwest Indiana likely will have at least one new state senator next year if the redistricting plan proposed Tuesday by the Senate Republican majority caucus is enacted into law.
The House Elections Committee acted along party lines Monday to advance to the full chamber its plans for Indiana's new congressional and state legislative district boundaries.
"Please reconsider the rushed timeline," pleaded Julia Vaughn, Common Cause Indiana policy director. "Take your maps around the state for public review."
Northwest Indiana will continue to comprise a single congressional district if the new legislative boundaries under consideration at the Indiana Statehouse are enacted into law.
Young announced he will vote "no" on the plan that would bring Indiana $6.6 billion in additional highway funding, and hundreds of millions more for bridges, public transportation, and other infrastructure needs.
A public hearing for Northwest Indiana residents to tell state lawmakers what to prioritize in redistricting is set for 3 p.m. Aug. 6 at Ivy Tech Community College, 3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso.