Brown Deer will soon find out the cost of overestimating the public’s trust in government.
A court ruling is forcing Brown Deer officials and residents to go to trial over the use of eminent domain for a $2.3 million streetscape project.
Published: May 25, 2012
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If a national prediction holds true, a lawsuit between Brown Deer and 12 residents actually might save the village money on a $2.3 million streetscape project.
When the state cut Nels Naslund and his partners a $1.9 million check for a chunk of prime real estate off Highway 41, he said he never expected to have to share it with a renter.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Friday will determine how billboard owners get paid when the state condemns property to make room for highway projects.
Twelve Brown Deer residents are all it takes to slam the brakes on a $2.3 million streetscape project on five village roads.
An eight-year fight between the state and a former Milwaukee storage yard owner over a sunken barge is going back to the courthouse where it all began.
A developer who sued the state to get more money for property taken through eminent domain now must return some of the original payment.
By SCOTT BAUER Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Republican-controlled state Assembly passed Gov. Scott Walker’s state budget early Thursday over objections from Democrats who derided it as an assault on the middle class that will hurt public education, weaken programs for the poor and make it harder to get health care services. Republicans [...]