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Bill Pushes for Single-Member Council Districts

A House committee is set to consider a bill requiring cities with populations of more than 500,000 to have single-member city council districts. As Ryland Barton of KUT News and ReportingTexas.com reports, the bill's supporters say it would more effectively incorporate minorities and less densely populated areas.

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A House committee is set to consider a bill requiring cities with populations of more than 500,000 to have single-member city council districts. As Ryland Barton of KUT News and ReportingTexas.com reports, the bill's supporters say it would more effectively incorporate minorities and less densely populated areas.

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