August 29, 2006

Spitzer Contoversy Involves Eminent Domain

By Spitzer Contoversy Involves Eminent Domain

New York attorney general Eliot Spitzer–almost certain to be the state's next governor, and rumored to have barely disguised higher aspirations–is involved in a campaign donation controversy centering on an eminent domain proposal.  In short, he accepted $50,000 from a company seeking state approval for a plan that would take private property for use as an electicity transmission line corridor.

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