A controversial GOP plan for redrawing congressional districts that splits the Kansas City area and that critics say dilutes minority voting strength is headed toward speedy floor action after it was approved by a Senate committee Thursday.
Just two days after it was first introduced, a proposed set of congressional boundaries cleared its first major hurdle in the face of criticism that it adversely affects Black voters who now live in the 3rd Congressional District in Kansas City.
The Senate Redistricting . . .