Mayors: Redistricting would be a disaster for Capital Region

Redistricting is a huge issue for mayors in the Capital Region. Five mayors put on a united front Wednesday, saying the maps would be a disaster for our area.

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The mayors from Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Amsterdam and Saratoga Springs talked about how important it is for them to continue to work together.

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If they’re divided, Saratoga Springs and Amsterdam would be separated from the other three.

They voiced their concerns and the challenges they would face if they were separated.

With so many similarities, the mayors say their cities have the same opportunities but also the same challenges. That’s why they believe they should continue to work together.

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Hear what they say could happen if they’re divided by watching the video of Taniqua Pennix’s story.