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Tag: Eminent domain
Will the left EVER stop trying to take our stuff?
For those of you watching the International Bridge debate you already know that HB 4961 has been passed. It cleared with an yea vote on June 3, wholly supported by the Michigan Democrat representatives. Not a single Republican voted in favor of it, and I guess you could say the dissent was indeed bipartisan, as Democrat reps: Bledsoe, Brown, T., Cushingberry, Dean, Durhal, Lemmons, Liss, Mayes and Neumann sided with the wisdom of the Republicans in the room opposing the measure..
A reasonable way to know how wretched the effects of such a bill might really be, would be to look at that kind of line up. That type of vote indicates a strong lobbying presence on one side of the aisle not at all respected by the other. Further, it demonstrates that the few Democrats who really understand and oppose HB4961 are so turned off, that they would buck their party.
But not being a mind reader, and looking to do things the hard way, I looked around and found a couple of items worth considering.
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