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Senate Proceeding on Dec 13th, 2007 :: 2:34:05 to 2:35:19
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Larry Craig

2:32:30 to 2:34:05( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Larry Craig

Larry Craig

2:33:48 to 2:34:05( Edit History Discussion )

Larry Craig: were going out and buying it in the market. and competing for it. now they are. so kelo in fact is being use ed for this purpose. that's why we're addressing this this. mr. harkin: i'll have more

Tom Harkin

2:34:05 to 2:34:23( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: to say about that later. but let me ask you another question then. under the senator's amendment, i i want to make sure that i read it correctly, under the senator's amendment, if a local jurisdiction

Tom Harkin

2:34:05 to 2:35:19( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Tom Harkin

Tom Harkin

2:34:23 to 2:34:38( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: -- planning and zone ing -- decide ed to condemn some land or to take land for a park, that -- if the amendment were adopted and put into law, that would mean that jurisdiction, whatever that jurisdiction

Tom Harkin

2:34:38 to 2:34:54( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: is, a county, it could be a county or it could be a state, couldn't even get any money for education, no title 1 money for education. could not get special education money. let's say money for special

Tom Harkin

2:34:54 to 2:35:06( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: education. they wouldn't be able to get that either. is that a correct reading? for five years they couldn't get that. in other words -- mr. craig: if it were open, currently ormting farmland farm operating

Tom Harkin

2:35:06 to 2:35:19( Edit History Discussion )

Tom Harkin: farmland for agricultural purposes and they did that for open space purposes purposes, they would obviously have, if this were law today -- there would be a great debate in that community and that community

Larry Craig

2:35:19 to 2:35:31( Edit History Discussion )

Larry Craig: would say, you cannot use this power and put our educational moneys at risk. we say, yes, government moneys, federal government moneys. so it would clearly have a damp dampening effect and you and i both

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