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Dozens of property owners showed up at City Hall Tuesday to tell city officials not to seize their homes and businesses. It was a healthy reminder. The topic was a planned 12-year extension of eminent domain authority in North Long Beach. The real issue was trust.
By Garnett, Nicole Stelle This Article challenges a foundational assumption about eminent domain-namely, that owners are systematically undercompensated because they receive only fair market value for their property.
By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush issued an executive order on Friday to limit the U.S. government from taking private property only for the benefit of other private interests, like corporations.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to restrict the seizure of private property for private development by denying local governments federal economic development funds for two years if they take such a step.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation restricting the ability to seize private property for private development may be ready for a House of Representatives vote later this fall, the chairman of the House's constitutional subcommittee said on Thursday.
By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A senior Senate Republican proposed creating a federal official for arbitration in eminent domain cases on Tuesday as witnesses urged lawmakers to restrict the taking of private property for development. Utah Sen.
By Joan Gralla NEW YORK (Reuters) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday called on the legislature to curb the state's power to seize land through eminent domain, reacting swiftly to a recent Supreme Court decision that hurt property owners' rights.
By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House ofRepresentatives, a frequent critic of the federal judiciary,lashed out at the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday by voting tolimit a ruling that curbs property rights.
By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House ofRepresentatives, a frequent critic of the federal judiciary,lashed out at the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in voting tolimit a recent ruling that curbed property rights.
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A California man, angry over a U.S.Supreme Court decision expanding government power to takeprivate property, says he will try to use the ruling to seizethe New Hampshire home of Justice David Souter and convert itinto a hotel to be named the Lost Liberty Hotel.
- A political dynamiter.