October 30, 2006

Popular Eminent Domain Question Tops Georgia Amendment Questions

By Popular Eminent Domain Question Tops Georgia Amendment Questions

Georgia is among the many states considering eminent domain reform in the upcoming election:

On Georgia's ballot, voters will weigh a constitutional amendment that would take the power of "eminent domain" away from unelected housing and development authorities, requiring elected officials to make the decision. It would remove the power of eminent domain for redevelopment, other than for public purposes.

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