Posted on · Aldine ISD wants to buy the 1-acre property owned by Travis Upchurch, a 79-year-old man who has lived there for 46 years, as part of its plan to rebuild W.W. Thorne Stadium. Upchurch wants to stay there until he dies.
Posted on · Trustees for Aldine ISD voted in April to pursue eminent domain actions for the property at 1810 Aldine Meadows Rd., where 78-year-old Travis Upchurch has lived for 46 years. His family has asked school board members to reconsider.
Posted on · The company behind the super-fast train is in the middle of a change in leadership.
Posted on · On Wednesday's Houston Matters: Eminent domain in Texas, why a wrongfully-convicted death row prisoner was denied compensation, the latest developments in national, state and local politics, and the logistical challenges facing the concept of reparation. Plus, Ernie Manouse talks to Seth Andrew Bridges, who stars in the Alley Theatre’s production of The Three Musketeers.
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Posted on · Despite hundreds of hours of negotiations between Texas landowners and industry groups, legislation to address concerns over the eminent domain process could not be finalized, with lawmakers pledging to make it a top priority for future sessions.
Posted on · The Houston Matters panel of non-experts weighs in on stories from the week’s news and decides if they’re good, bad, or ugly.
Posted on · The ruling could prevent the rail line’s developers from using eminent domain to acquire land for the project.
Posted on · One oil and gas attorney says fights over eminent domain get "bigger and tougher every session."
Posted on · As private developer Texas Central moves ahead with plans to build what could be the country's first high-speed rail line, a handful of state lawmakers hope to try next year to give the state more authority over the project.
Posted on · Supporters say the train will bring jobs and economic benefits but rural landowners say they don't want to lose their property.
Posted on · There’s a public meeting in Houston Monday, March 5th, it’s the final meeting as the Federal Railroad Administration prepares a report on the proposed Houston-to-Dallas route
Posted on · The Federal Railroad Administration has been getting an earful as it gathers public comment on the proposed route for a high-speed train between Houston and Dallas. They have a meeting coming up Monday night to hear concerns in Harris County
Posted on · A package of bills puts limitations on the private company currently developing the project. One measure deals with eminent domain while another addresses state funding.
Posted on · As Texas grows and pipelines move into new areas, more landowners have experienced the powers of eminent domain.