Pa. Supreme Court will allow live broadcast of redistricting hearing

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court is allowing live broadcast of next week’s hearing on appeals regarding the newly drawn district lines for the state Legislature.

    The court said Tuesday it granted a request by the Pennsylvania Cable Network to air its oral argument session on Monday for the 11 appeals filed to the plan.
    It’ll be the first live broadcast of any nonceremonial state Supreme Court proceeding. Other court sessions have been taped for broadcast later. A news release by the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts says the justices believe the plan will have a profound effect on the state’s political districts.

    The proceeding in the court’s state Capitol offices begins at 9:30 a.m.

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