Unfortunately, the author comes to this conclusion:
I’m not happy with the idea that the â€œstaying powerâ€ is already wearing down. If the relatively modest state legislation thus far is any indication, the initial outrage appears to have been largely neutralized.
States and cities probably feel that they will be at an economic disadvantage against other states if they give up the ability to abuse eminent domain and other states and cities don’t.
An excellent resource for staying abreast of the local and statewide eminent domain discussion is the VirginiaPropertyRights site. Perhaps most important is this link to find your legislator so that you can express your opinion(s) about this issue. I’ve said it before – this issue is neither conservative nor liberal, democrat nor republican; it is simply a matter of preventing the government from stealing your property.
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