New twist in eminent domain dispute between neighboring New Jersey towns

February 16th, 2009 — In News & Events

New twist in eminent domain dispute between neighboring New Jersey towns

On Friday, reported that the city of Fairview may drop its opposition to the neighboring town of Cliffside Park’s condemnation of private property in Fairview’s jurisdiction. We previously posted an AP article about the dispute between the boroughs of Fairview and Cliffside Park regarding Cliffside Park’s attempt to take private property in Fairview. (See post January 21, 2009: “Eminent domain dispute between New Jersey towns; Property owner caught in the middle.”)

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February 12th, 2009 — In News & Events

Mississippi eminent domain legislation expected to strengthen private property rights

Statutory protection for Mississippians’ private property rights appears to be on the agenda for the current legislative session. Both the Mississippi House and Senate have recently passed separate bills to restrict the use of eminent domain to direct public purpose.

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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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