CONA opposes Legislature's congressional redistricting plan

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Mayor Bill Foster went to the City Council this month seeking a recommendation on a state-proposed U.S. Congressional redistricting map that splits St. Petersburg, putting key areas in a Hillsborough-controlled district, reports William Mansell.

Council members voiced their displeasure with the plan and passed a resolution to be sent to the Florida Legislature stating their opposition.

On Dec. 21, the St. Petersburg Council of Neighborhood Associations, known as CONA, unanimously voted to support the Council resolution.

Foster explained how districts are divided now: “A

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