It's an issue that always gets lots of heat at the at the state Capitol. It crops up when it's time to redraw Minnesota's political map. That time is coming, and a tri-partisan group of former state lawmakers -- one each from the Republican, DFL, and Independence parties -- wants to change the way redistricting is done. Today, the group will call for a commission of retired judges to take over the job.
MPR's Cathy Wurzer spoke with former Republican House Speaker Steve Sviggum who is among those in the tri-partisan group.