Fairbanks Putting Up To $25,000 Into Redistricting Case

The Fairbanks Borough assembly has voted to allocate up to $25,000 to support a lawsuit challenging the proposed Alaska redistricting plan.

The litigants are two local men who are suing to get the redistricting plan overturned.  The borough officially dropped out of the case last month, but the subsequent election of two new assembly members resulted in the idea of financially supporting the case.  The motion to spend the money passed 5-4. The case is set for trial in January.

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