What is inverse condemnation?

What is inverse condemnation?

One of the fundamentals of law is that if my actions cause you harm, you can recover your damages from me. If I tell you no thanks, you go to court and a judge will order my assets deprived from me by force, and they will be given to you. It doesn’t matter if I am your neighbor, your employer, a company or the government.

Meanwhile, zoning is what happens when local government is set up. To manage the assessment of taxes, local government assigns parcel …

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Badlands Redevelopment Update, City URL

Badlands Redevelopment Update, City URL

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The City’s planning department is maintaining a one-stop-shop for official documents. This URL should be maintained going forward:

http://tinyurl.com/Badlands-website

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End of the Line

End of the Line

A really rich person who lives in Queensridge told me this morning he’s going to put endless financial resources into defeating me for reelection to the city council, because I won’t support having the rest of Las Vegas taxpayers contributing their cash to bail out his bad Real Estate deal a couple of decades ago of a home on Badlands, where he initialed a “disclosure” that the golf course is going away.

 

Damn. He could easily funnel more than I’ve ever raised for a city council …

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The Long Colorado

Las Vegans woke up this morning to this scary headline in the Sun:

In last year, Lake Mead dropped below 10 million acre feet for first time

Meanwhile, over at the Lake Powell water level database, the reservoir upstream from us is only half empty, has been delivering roughly the same amount of water per year since the dam was built a half century ago (with the exception of a couple of flood events, and today holds more than Lake Mead does. The 27 reservoirs above it …

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Happy Birthday Clark High School

Happy Birthday Clark High School

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My old Alma Mater, Clark High School, turns 50 this year. Alumni were invited to attend. The hallway between the classrooms and the gymnasium was lined with student-drawn portraits of notable alumni. Catherine Cortez-Masto and me! To my fellow alumni – you still can’t hear much in the gymnasium during an assembly!

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