De La Torre proposes limits on eminent domain for private uses: San Jose CA Mercury News, 5/21/07

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By Steve Lawrence, Associated Press California governments would be prohibited from using their eminent domain powers to acquire owner-occupied homes for shopping malls or other private development under legislation proposed Monday by a Democratic lawmaker and backed by a coalition of business, homeowner and environmental groups.The constitutional amendment and an accompanying bill by Assemblyman Hector… Read more »