Senator Ronald L. Rice, D-Essex, presides over the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

19 Jun: Rice Pushes His Eminent Domain Legislation Forward

TRENTON – The Chairman of the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee, Senator Ronald L. Rice today said that he is pleased to finally announce the merging of two eminent domains bill that both municipalities and residents “should be proud of,” as the panel approved a measure to stop the abuse of eminent domain in New Jersey.

“For years I have been meeting with and listening to homeowners, the business community, non-profit organizations, representatives of local governments, environmentalists, and representatives of the legal community, the League of Municipalities and others to hear their sides of the eminent domain argument,” said Senator Rice, D-Essex.