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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.

by Ryland Barton
Houston City Hall

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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