A court says Latino representation in the 15th Legislative District in Eastern Washington is insufficient to satisfy the federal Voting Rights Act. While Senate Republican Leader John Braun disagrees with that decision, he says the Legislature needs to call itself into session and reconvene the State Redistricting Commission to redraw the map. If the Commission doesn’t draw the new map, the court will determine the boundaries.
A state legislator has a plan to help address higher per student costs in small school districts.
Tracy Ellis reports.