Category: News

ATC & DOT Effort to Revoke Land Rights Defeated

Through the grassroots efforts of small landowners threatened by condemnation and the work of organizations such as the Wisconsin Realtors Association, as well as many others, anti-landowner provisions inserted into the Wisconsin State budget have been removed. The provisions would have revoked important rights of small landowners who face condemnation by making it impractical or

JFC Vote Threatens WI Landowner Rights

On Tuesday May 31, 2011, the Wisconsin Legislature’s Joint Committee on Finance (JFC) advanced a proposal to gut key protections for landowners when property is taken from them against their wishes for roads, power lines, sewers or similar projects. These protections were put in place in the mid-1970’s after the legislature studied and re-studied eminent