A crew from Speedway Sand & Gravel, Middleton, razes the former site of Brothers Bar & Grill on Wednesday in Madison.Read More »
By Paul Snyder
When news broke this afternoon that the owners of Brothers Bar & Grill dropped their lawsuit against the state for the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s use of eminent domain to acquire their property, I was a little miffed.Read More »
By Paul Snyder The owners of a Madison bar Tuesday dropped a lawsuit filed against the state for using eminent domain to acquire their property for a construction project. The trial was scheduled to begin Wednesday in Dane County Circuit ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder A bill that would increase legislative oversight of the University of Wisconsin System’s use of eminent domain lacks enough votes to make it to the Assembly floor. State Rep. Fred Kessler, D-Milwaukee, said the Assembly Committee on ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Attorneys for a Madison bar say the University of Wisconsin System should not be allowed to bully a smaller neighbor into surrendering to the threat of the use of eminent domain. “The big issue here is: Does ...
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By Paul Snyder The UW System’s use of eminent domain to acquire a downtown Madison building is prompting a legislative call for more oversight of the process. But the bill that would create that oversight focuses only on the UW ...Read More »