In 2011, Governor Brown and the legislature dissolved more than 400 California Redevelopment Agencies. They had done some good things, but had developed a bad reputation for allegedly mis-using the power of eminent domain. Now the Governor has signed a bill, with support from both parties, creating new agencies, which also will have the power of eminent domain. They’re to be called Community Revitalization and Investment Authorities.
Is "Revitalization" Redevelopment by Another Name?
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