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Yes, local governments should be allowed to seize land for pulic projects but not for private projects
No, as long as landowners are fairly compensated, local governments should be allowed to seize land for projects that benefit the community
Data includes total votes submitted by visitors since Dec 29, 2013. For users that answer more than once (yes we know), only their most recent answer is counted in the total results. Total percentages may not add up to exactly 100% as we allow users to submit "grey area" stances that may not be categorized into yes/no stances.
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8 years ago by thenation.com
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As long as the owner of the property is able to keep up the property and pay the taxes and maintains the property, local government should only be able to offer the owner a fair price for the land. The owner should then be able to agree or disagree to... 8 years ago from a Democrat in Raleigh, NC
Yes, private property must be bought for full price and people should not be required to sell. The government should reimburse counties for Public property and the decision to relinquish the land should go before a public hearing. 8 years ago from a Democrat in Simpson, NC
Too much land is disappearing. We need to limit businesses to places where it has already been developed. i.e. old bldgs., etc. 8 years ago from a Democrat in Belmont, NC
The seizure of land should be voted on at the local level and should require an absolute majority. 8 years ago from a Socialist in Boone, NC
Each case is different and has to be looked out with input from Public and Private concerns. 8 years ago from a Republican in Clemmons, NC
Only if it pays assessed value plus inflation and all settlement costs. 8 years ago from a Socialist in Wrightsville Beach, NC