Friday, July 01, 2005

House Undercuts Property Ruling by Supreme Court

Excerpt from article:

House Votes To Undercut 5-4 Ruling On Property
The Washington Post, by Mike Allen and Charles Babington

The House measure, which passed 231 to 189, would deny federal funds to any city or state project that used eminent domain to force people to sell their property to make way for a profit-making project such as a hotel or mall. Historically, eminent domain has been used mainly for public purposes such as highways or airports.

It still has to get through the Senate and for Dubya to sign it, but who woulda thunk it?

Here's the full story.

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