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In 1989, Jersey City became the first of four urban districts to be taken over under a new state law allowing such intervention in dysfunctional systems.
At the congressional level, the increasing concentration of Democrats in a relatively small number of urban districts—combined with aggressive GOP gerrymandering—has enabled Republicans to hold a majority in the House for 18 of the last 24 years.
This is partly attributable to the nature of House districts: GOP gerrymandering and Democratic voters’ clustering in urban districts has moved the median House seat well to the right of the nation.
Italian Seafood: Tamarina Located in the bustling urban district of Brickell, Tamarina (above) offers an Italian coastal cuisine complete with a crudo bar and al fresco Champagne bar.
But he was bothered by how many at-risk students are from the highest-poverty urban districts.
Replacement costs range from about $10,000 in rural and small suburban districts to more than $20,000 per teacher in urban districts, totaling more than $8 billion annually.
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