Stories tagged: Eminent domain
Fri., March 17, 2017, 11:36 a.m.
Trump’s border wall hinges on legal team devoted to eminent domain
The White House’s budget proposal calls for a new squadron of lawyers focused on wresting land from border residents in Texas and other states to build the wall along the …
Fri., June 3, 2016, 7:05 p.m.
City moves forward with delayed Martin Luther King Jr. boulevard extension, ponders condemnation
The Spokane City Council will vote on a $3.3 million contract Monday to extend Martin Luther King Jr. Way, after four years of stagnation. They may have to go to …
Fri., May 27, 2016, 7:15 a.m.
Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport board votes to seek eminent domain
If the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport needs to use eminent domain to acquire land for its expansion project, it will have the authority to seek it out.
Sun., Feb. 15, 2015
Developer loses eminent domain fight in Idaho
BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court last week ruled against a developer in a long-running eminent domain dispute in North Idaho, even ordering the company to pay some of the …
Sun., Oct. 27, 2013
Idaho landowners battle with state to get land compensation
Alan Johnson’s company lost 16.3 acres of prime property along U.S. Highway 95 in North Idaho when the state seized it for a new interchange under eminent domain law. Now …
Mon., Sept. 17, 2012, 12:40 p.m.
RI governor open to seizing 2003 club fire site
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee said Monday he was open to using eminent domain to seize the site of a 2003 nightclub fire that killed 100 …