Property Rights Legislative Alerts
Today the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with EPA’s interpretation of the Clean Water Act’s Section 404 permit veto authority. The Court ruled that EPA has the power to revoke dredge-and-fill disposal site specifications even after the permit has been issued: something it has never done before in its 40-year history. The case, Mingo [...]
AFP is proud to support the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act.
Americans for Prosperity Foundation (AFPF), the sister organization of Americans for Prosperity, has submitted a comment to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) in response to the agency’s notice regarding the “Use of Eminent Domain to Restructure Performing Loans.” Recently, Ed DeMarco, acting director of the FHFA, publicly expressed opposition to the plan being considered by the county of San Bernardino in California to utilize the power of eminent domain to seize and refinance underwater mortgages with the assistance of Mortgage Resolution Partners, a California-based investment firm.
Dear Senator Johnson and Representative Ribble,
On behalf of more than two million Americans for Prosperity activists in all 50 states, I applaud you for introducing the Midnight Rule Relief Act, S. 2368 and H.R. 4607 respectively. Your bills would prevent an outgoing administration from issuing any new significant regulations during a “lame-duck” session, eliminating a great source of uncertainty for American businesses.