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Eminent Domain

House wraps first half of legislative session

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled Indiana House has completed its work on House-sponsored legislation, and next week will begin considering measures approved by the Republican-controlled Senate.

February 03, 2014 7:30 pm

Valpo seeks condemnation for park expansion

VALPARAISO | Unable to reach agreement over purchasing a .15-acre parcel behind several businesses on Lincolnway, the city filed condemnation proceedings last week against the owners Ernest and Nancy Darr.

December 26, 2013 6:01 pm

Hobart panel authorizes condemnations to acquire parcels

HOBART | The Board of Works has paved the way for future improvements to 61st Avenue by granting the city attorney authority to begin eminent domain proceedings if necessary.

November 12, 2013 7:07 pm

Valpo seeks parking lot to expand Central Park

VALPARAISO | Despite being close to an agreement for the sale of a parking lot the city wants to make part of the Central Park Plaza expansion, the city's Board of Public Works and Safety voted Friday to authorize condemnation proceedings to obtain it.

October 25, 2013 11:57 am

Family challenging eminent domain use for Peotone airport

JOLIET | A Will County judge will be asked on Friday to schedule a hearing to consider the merits of a lawsuit by the state that seeks to take the property of a rural Will County family for use as part of the Chicago-area airport proposed near Peotone.

October 18, 2012 4:06 pm

Portage Redevelopment Commission approves expansion of TIF district

PORTAGE | The Redevelopment Commission unanimously approved the expansion of the city's Southport Allocation District, commonly referred to as the city's tax increment financing district.

August 22, 2012 8:00 pm
Illiana bears down on south Lake Co. homeowners

Illiana bears down on south Lake Co. homeowners

Homeowners in the path of proposed routes for the Illiana Expressway already are wondering how Indiana's swift and sure eminent domain laws will affect their lives and property values.

April 21, 2012 6:30 pm Photos


Tax sale purchase pays off big

INDIANAPOLIS | It's not quite the Mega Millions jackpot, but the Indiana Court of Appeals on Friday affirmed a Lake County jury verdict awarding a Crown Point man $332,172 for 5.2 acres of Hammond land he purchased for $3,900 at a county tax sale.

March 30, 2012 6:00 pm Related
Property owner balks at intersection project

Property owner balks at intersection project

PORTAGE | John Hunt isn't sure the project to improve the intersection of County Line Road and Central Avenue will solve any problems.

April 08, 2011 12:00 am Photos


Valpo moves to buy land for Silhavy roundabout

VALPARAISO | The city apparently has an agreement for one of the two parcels needed to build the roundabout at Silhavy and Vale Park Roads, and it is ready to make an offer to NIPSCO for the other.

February 25, 2011 12:00 am

Government shouldn't take home so another can profit

"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them." - Thomas Jefferson

November 23, 2010 12:00 am
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