Friday, July 08, 2005

Rauschie wants to refer local eminent domain to the General Assembly.
Sen. Steve Rauschenberger, R-Elgin, will introduce a bill this fall that would require the Illinois General Assembly and governor to approve eminent domain cases for private development.

Most development of blighted area is private development. How about a compromise instead: No eminent domain affecting owner-occupied housing without General Assembly approval?

Read the article.


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