Unusual eminent domain plan stirs LI talk
GalleriesSuffolk County Executive Steve Bellone
From the juncture of public politics and private finance comes an unusual proposal that is generating buzz in both worlds.
It involves using eminent domain, local government's sometimes-controversial right to seize property for public purposes.
Proponents tout it as relief for those in debt and a potential boost for ailing local economies.
And it has drawn preliminary discussion...