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Elections: Ballot Summaries – Circuit Court’s Revision – Eminent Domain

Missouri Municipal League, et al. v. Carnahan, et al. (MLW No. 60056/Case No. WD71224 – 28 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Hardwick, J.) Where opponents of ballot initiatives to amend Missouri’s eminent domain provisions challenged fiscal notes and ...

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Court amends eminent domain ballot language

With a decision in hand that could allow him to begin gathering signatures for a proposed ballot item, anti-eminent-domain activist Ron Calzone is now going after the groups he says have used the courts against him. Calzone, of Missouri Citizens ...

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Elections: Ballot Summaries – Circuit Court Revision – Eminent Domain

Missouri Municipal League, et al. v. Carnahan, et al. (Case No. WD71224 – 28 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Hardwick, J.) Where opponents of ballot initiatives to amend Missouri’s eminent domain provisions challenged fiscal notes and summaries statements ...

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Eminent domain ballot language changed again

Missouri courts have once again rewritten a proposed ballot item that would alter Missouri’s constitutional provisions for eminent domain. The Missouri Court of Appeals Western District said this morning that most of the ballot summary and fiscal explanation, written by ...

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Judge rejects effort to derail McKee’s NorthSide project

A judge today rejected a lawyer’s attempt to halt progress on the NorthSide redevelopment project in St. Louis. Attorney D.B. Amon filed suit seeking a temporary restraining order to prevent the St. Louis City Board of Aldermen from considering the ...

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Author recounts eminent domain battle

Author Jeff Benedict spent three years with Suzette Kelo learning about her "little pink house" and her fight to save her own home. Her battle led to one of the most talked about and controversial U.S. Supreme Court decisions about government's ability to use eminent domain. Benedict spoke Wednesday at a luncheon hosted by the Missouri Federal Institute and the Federalist Society, telling Kelo's story and what brought her to the Supreme Court.

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