New California Assembly Speaker on Redistricting Reform Possibility

Karen Bass, the recently chosen Speaker of the Assembly, talked with the Los Angeles Times recently about the possibility of redistricting reform in California. She considers an independent commission reasonable, but takes issue with the possibility of reduced diversity among the legislature:

What does concern me, though, is maintaining the diversity of the house. And so, as people have looked at the current proposal, and there is a concern that it would impact the diversity.

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