Monday, June 15, 2009

Gov. Perry Signs Eminent Domain Bil

By KERA News & Wire Services (2009-06-15)

DALLAS, TX (KERA) - Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed a bill today that asks voters to amend the state constitution by limiting government's ability to take private property using eminent domain authority. If approved in November, the constitutional amendment would prohibit government officials from taking property and giving it to a private developer to boost the tax base

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