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Eminent domain fight will be toe-to-toe

Farm Bureau says current status anti-American; Gov. Barbour says change would be anti-business When the Mississippi Legislature convenes the 2011 session the first week of January, lawmakers will be handed an initiative by Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann that seeks to eliminate the use of eminent domain for private economic development. The Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation led the effort to ...

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National Trend has been opposite of Mississippi law

Since 2005, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Kelo v. New London, Conn., that the city could take private property and transfer it to a developer, the reaction from states has been swift and loud. Since then, 44 states have enacted eminent domain reform, in statutes that either prevent the use of eminent domain for private enterprise all together ...

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Farm Bureau recognizes Childers' work

Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation announced that Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) has been named a Friend of the Farm Bureau by the American Farm Bureau Federation for his “sustained and exemplary support of farmers” as a member of the 111th Congress. The annual award recognizes members of Congress who are nominated by their state Farm Bureau organizations for what the Farm ...

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Farm Bureau recognizes Childers’ work

Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation announced that Rep. Travis Childers (D-Miss.) has been named a Friend of the Farm Bureau by the American Farm Bureau Federation for his “sustained and exemplary support of farmers” as a member of the 111th Congress. The annual award recognizes members of Congress who are nominated by their state Farm Bureau organizations for what the Farm ...

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