Losing a seat in Congress is serious business because it means the loss of federal funding under distribution formulas based on population.
Congressman Michael Capuano says whether or not he runs for the U.S. Senate will have no impact on redistricting here.
Official U.S. Census numbers were released Tuesday and Massachusetts is going to lose a seat in Congress.
Official census numbers are being released in the morning, and they are widely expected to mean we are going to lose a member of congress
Every 10 years, the Commonwealth must re-draw its congressional district to account for the changes in population and demographics.