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One state considering amending its constitution in November making it harder for the government.
To get its hands on private land.
I was Kennedy's and that's -- live here in New York what you find out Douglas good morning.
-- -- -- in Virginia say the government's use of eminent domain is out of control.
Especially when it's used to take land from one business.
Give it to another.
They actually want for fifteen years Bob Wilson has been making radio parts for the federal government now the local government here -- Norfolk Virginia wants to take your property away.
Using eminent domain.
We just deal is not right that they should be able to take this and it's just not morally correct it's not legally correct and it's not because nor fox needs a new school or new part.
In fact this city only wants to take -- factory away so it can be sold to a developer.
For retail space now the motivation they say is to spur economic development.
We don't need -- out involvement we have a hundred employees here they're getting paid good wages are able to by -- Wilson.
Now supporting a ballot measure that would prohibit any public takings for private enterprise.
Critics say the law is too broad.
And won't hurt community planning all of this means.
That -- -- to be higher costs for acquiring land Jim Campbell is from the Virginia association of counties.
He says that constitutional.
Amendment will include valuing properties for lost profits.
Which he says will make necessary public takings more expensive.
All of these costs and drive the cost of government higher.
Therefore requiring more taxes on all the citizens in the community the county governments in Virginia say you are going to make every one in Virginia paid for eminent domain.
With higher taxes well what he said -- that we disagree we figure the cost we'll come down.
He says if the government is taking less property every one will be paying less money.
That's different here bill back -- -- watch that we'll see whether or not it goes through thank you Douglas Kennedy.
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