2011 August

Arizona Legislature Puts Feds On Notice Over Land Use

During the 2011 legislative session; the Arizona Legislature passed a law which grants the state authority to take land owned by the Federal government. The bill, SB1546, grants Arizona the authority to use eminent domain to acquire federally held public land. The law is similar to a bill which was passed by the Utah Legislature […]

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Not Just an Arizona Issue

In Mississippi, voters will be headed to the November polls to bolster their private property rights.  Over 120,000 voters signed petitions to amend the Mississippi constitution of 1890 to “state that property seized through eminent domain cannot be given to any person, non-governmental entity, public-private partnership, corporation, or other business entity, for 10 years.” (Source: Clarion […]

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