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Should a government's legal powers be used as a redevelopment tool?

Should a government's legal powers be used as a redevelopment tool?

January 23rd, 2011 in News

Illustration by Jim Dyke

It is a phrase that almost always brings about controversy when it is brought up in conversation - eminent domain.

But after the most recent round of suggestions by the Jefferson City Council's ad hoc committee on the revitalization of Old Town, it is a topic that has received some renewed attention in past weeks.