Pete's Prep: Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019

  • POLITICO: Three North Carolina judges blocked the Congressional maps from being used for the upcoming election.
  • ABC 11 TV: The same judges approved newly-drawn maps for state legislative races.
  • NC Civitas: Grading redistricting reform proposals part 1: substantive principles
  • WRAL: "Senate leaders Monday night postponed a vote on whether to override the governor's veto of their spending plan. The vote is now scheduled for Tuesday, but Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger said it may not happen this week after all."
  • Asheville Citizen-Times: "[Joy] Ponder, one of AFD's highest-ranking women and an employee since 1998, said she's faced years long harassment and gender discrimination from Burnette, including retaliation after she led outside research on the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among city firefighters."
  • The Washington Times: "A federal judge in Kentucky has reopened the $250 million defamation case filed by a Covington Catholic student against The Washington Post after dismissing it in July, allowing the lawsuit to proceed but narrowing its focus."
  • The Wall Street Journal: "Recent research shows the brain’s rewards regions activate when males crave video games, girls face more depression when overusing social media"
  • The Federalist: "The results of a study released this week on the long-term effects of California’s Paid Family Leave Act indicate the leftist policy may leave mothers in a less favorable position than they were in before the policy was enacted."

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