Since our country was founded, private property ownership has served as a cornerstone of our freedoms. The constitutional right to private property is based on the principle that government should not unreasonably interfere with the use of one’s property.
Congressman Tom Reed voted in favor of the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Bill, HR 2577, which contains provisions aimed at limiting the government’s use of Eminent Domain.
Today, the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found that hydraulic fracturing poses no credible threat to public drinking water. The comprehensive study is a compilation which includes over 950 sources of information from stakeholders and peer-reviewed EPA scientific reports to published research papers and technical reports.
Tom Reed applauds tonight’s House passage of the Regulatory Integrity Protection Act, H.R. 1732, which protects landowners from intrusive government and ensures the protection of personal property.
Congressman Tom Reed today formally established and hosted the first event of the Private Property Rights Caucus in the House of Representatives. The idea for the caucus came out of a recent roundtable Reed held with farmers and local officials in Allegany County. Fourteen Members of Congress from eleven states ranging from Maine to Arizona join Reed as original members of the caucus.