Butterflies Vs. Border Wall? Association Files Motion To Halt Land Seizure In TexasThe North American Butterfly Association said today it is looking for a temporary restraining order to stop what it says is "an illegal seizure of its property for border wall construction."
Eminent Domain Plans On Hold For DISDDallas ISD announced in a public meeting on Wednesday that it will put plans to buy a parcel of land in the area for a new elementary school on hold because of community complaints.
DISD Holds Public Meeting After Eminent Domain Notices SentIt's a land grab by the DISD that could force local businesses from the sites they've occupied for decades. The district wants to build a new school and it says all the properties in the way of that need to leave.
UPDATED: Dallas Fighting Owner Over Speck Of Downtown LandA 2,500 square foot piece of property is at the center of a Dallas City Hall fight. The parcel is now part of the landscaping around the new Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel and therein lies the issue.
Iowa Conservatives Quickly Vetting PerryNow that Texas Governor Rick Perry is running for president, voters in Iowa are starting to zero in on his record. The governor is not only being criticized by Democrats, but by some conservatives too.
Texas House To Vote On Bill Limiting Eminent DomainThe Texas House is taking up a bill that would limit the ability of governments to seize property using eminent domain.
Eminent Domain Bill Passes The State SenateUnder a new eminent domain bill, just passed in the state senate, your land could be better protected from government takeover.
Residents Question Use Of DISD PropertyA fight over the building of a new school and the impact on an east Dallas neighborhood is getting dicier.