August 23, 2006

Councilman Explains Flip-Flop on Eminent Domain

By Councilman Explains Flip-Flop on Eminent Domain

by Timothy Sandefur

Westville, New Jersey, City Councilman Woodrow Dooley campaigned against the abuse of eminent domain. But now he's decided to vote in favor of seizing land in order to construct a $50 million development. A lot of people thought I was going to be a hero…and stop the project," Dooley said. Now he's "grown in office," it seems, and learned not to be a hero.

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