Colorado House Seeks To Limit Eminent Domain

Cities quick to condemn for retail sales-tax generators provoke backlash.

A Colorado state House committee narrowly passed out a bill to limit local governments' use of eminient domain and declarations of blight. Opponents criticize the bill for restricting urban renewal efforts. Some supporters cite free market concerns, while others attack public subsidies of big box retailers.

Thanks to John C Shepard

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