Monthly Archives: January 2009

January 30th, 2009 — In News & Events

“Little Pink House” author & Kelo featured on Hannity

Author Jeff Benedict and Suzette Kelo appeared on the Fox News “Hannity” show Wednesday night to discuss Benedict’s recently released book, “Little Pink House,” and the state of affairs in New London’s Fort Trumbull neighborhood since the infamous Supreme Court Kelo decision in 2005.

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January 21st, 2009 — In News & Events

Eminent Domain Dispute Between New Jersey Towns; Property Owner Caught in the Middle

Eminent domain dispute divides neighboring towns
By DAVID PORTER | Associated Press Writer January 19, 2009

FAIRVIEW, N.J. – Bridget Tapkas is by no means the only New Jersey property owner to fight government efforts to acquire land under the state’s eminent domain laws.

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January 15th, 2009 — In News & Events

WisDOT pushes for new law to cap legal fees for eminent domain takings

DOT wants to cap legal fees for takings

by Dustin Block
Dolan Media Newswire
January 14, 2009

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation wants to make it more difficult for property owners to contest the price the state agency offers when it acquires their land for public construction projects.

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January 12th, 2009 — In News & Events

Eminent Domain: The One Thing They Agree On

The Owners’ Counsel of America was honored with the opportunity to present the Crystal Eagle Award to Sean Hannity and Alan Colmes on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 for their dedication to the protection of private property rights and for exposing the many eminent domain abuses of our government. OCA Members Alan Ackerman (MI), Michael Rikon (NY), and Edward McKirdy (NJ) accompanied by Anthony Della Pelle (NJ), presented each gentleman with a Crystal Eagle statue engraved with an inscription recognizing each for his contributions to the protection of private property rights.

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January 5th, 2009 — In News & Events

OCA Honors Hannity & Colmes for Contributions in Protecting Property Rights

On Tuesday, January 6, the Owners’ Counsel of America will present the Crystal Eagle Award to Sean Hannity & Alan Colmes, of Fox News “Hannity & Colmes,” in recognition of their contributions to protecting and promoting private property rights and exposing eminent domain abuse.

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