Friday, October 31st, 2014

Perry keeps promise on eminent domain reform

Gov. Rick Perry gets a Promise Kept from the Perry-O-Meter for signing eminent domain legislation on May 19.
Gov. Rick Perry gets a Promise Kept from the Perry-O-Meter for signing eminent domain legislation on May 19.

Nine months after pledging to "have (an eminent domain reform) bill ready and probably passed and signed well before the legislative session is over," Gov. Rick Perry has put his name to Senate Bill 18, which says governments can seize private property only for public uses.

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