5:54 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Columbia City Council votes to put eminent domain measure on ballot

Columbia City Council added a new measure to the ballot for a special election in April.
Credit File photo / KBIA

In a unanimous decision Monday night, Columbia City Council voted to put a measure that changes how the city can exercise eminent domain on the April ballot.

With the City Council approval of a charter amendment to put the proposal on the ballot, voters will decide whether or not the city may transfer seized property to entities for private purposes. The amendment’s current wording prompted a discussion by city council pertaining to specifics of what does and does not qualify as a private entity.

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8:26 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Missourians could decide record number of ballot issues

Missourians have put forward dozens more ballot initiatives in 2012 than in previous years.

Missouri voters could get a say on several big issues this fall, including measures to replace the state income tax, hike the tobacco tax, raise the minimum wage and restrict payday loans.

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