Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Your outrage matters

The latest in Connecticut:

Democratic leaders of the General Assembly on Monday urged municipal leaders not to use their eminent domain powers until the legislature has time to consider changing the state's laws on seizing property.

The state lawmakers said they want time to thoroughly examine the issue in the wake of last month's U.S. Supreme Court ruling that found New London had the authority to takes homes in the Fort Trumbull neighborhood for a private development project.