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This fall, state leaders and a coalition of environmental and farm groups joined with some Oregon businesses are joining to ask voters to approve Measure 49. Measure 49 limits the development allowed under property compensation initiative, Measure 37. It changes the process for reviewing claims, and addresses the measure's legal uncertainties.
The elderly icon of Oregon's property rights movement has died. Dorothy English died yesterday at age 95, after serving as the public face for campaigns in favor of property compensation initiatives, Measure 7 and Measure 37. Rob Manning has this brief rememberance.
The legislative referral known as Measure 49 withstood a court challenge Thursday from property rights' advocates.
The company behind a project to export liquefied natural gas through Oregon is suing the the federal government over property rights after a decade of seeking state and federal permits.
Oregon property rights advocates are planning to sue the state of Oregon, following a favorable decision from a federal judge in Medford.
An Oregon appellate court has declined to side with some Clackamas County landowners over a property rights dispute. This is one of several cases testing Measure 49's additions to land use law.
The Oregon Supreme Court took up Oregon’s longest-running property-rights battle today. Lawyers for Multnomah County and for deceased County resident Dorothy English presented oral arguments to the justices in a case involving the Measure 37 land-use law.
A task force is reviewing Oregon’s one-of-a-kind land use planning system and hammering out the last details of its draft recommendations. The Big Look Task Force is meeting in Madras. Its initial recommendations have encouraged property rights’ advocates, and worried smart growth proponents.
This week voters’ guides will hit Oregon mailboxes. And once again, the question of property rights and land-use planning are front and center. You’ll find dozens of arguments “for” and “against” Measure 49. That’s the legislative referral to limit development allowed under property compensation initiative, Measure 37.
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