Latest Eminent domain News

California land taken from Black couple returned to heirs

Jun. 28, 2022 18:55 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to return ownership of prime California beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a resort for African Americans but were stripped of the land in the 1920s. The board voted 5-0 on a...

Missouri governor to sign property rights bill

Jun. 11, 2022 11:23 AM EDT

SEDALIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican Gov. Mike Parson on Saturday is slated to sign a bill aimed at protecting property rights. Parson is expected to sign the eminent-domain bill after meeting with cattle ranchers at the Missouri State Fairgrounds. The...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

May. 31, 2022 15:49 PM EDT

Kansas City Star. May 25, 2022. Editorial: Texas to Kansas to Missouri, ‘pro-life’ politicians do nothing as gun violence rages The mind reels, words falter, anger rises, and nothing is done. Nothing. Nothing. American children are dead, and still nothing. ...

Missouri House OKs hospital visitors on final day

May. 13, 2022 18:36 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's GOP-led House spent its last day of the session Friday passing language protecting patient visitor access at hospitals after senators hindered work by leaving a day early. House lawmakers had little left available to do after the...

Missouri Legislature passes few bills in slow session

May. 13, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers passed few bills during the 2022 legislative session, in part because of gridlock in the Republican-led Senate. Senators adjourned Thursday after approving new congressional districts, cutting off work on all other bills. The GOP-led...