ACCF Forum with Chairman Ryan
On January 28th, the ACCF welcomed House Ways and Means Chairman Paul Ryan for a discussion with Washington business leaders on tax reform and the 114th Congress.
ACCF Welcomes George “David” Banks as new EVP
The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) is pleased to announce that George “David” Banks has joined the Council as Executive Vice President. Banks, who has been an influential voice on energy and environment policymaking in several capacities, will help expand ACCF’s capabilities to impact public policy at both the federal and state levels.
ACCF Kicks off 2015 Forum Series with EIA Administrator
On January 22nd, EIA Administrator Adam Sieminski kicked off the first ACCF Capital Formation Forum for 2015. Leaders from Washington’s energy industry gathered to hear his views on a broad array of topics impacting the U.S. energy landscape including LNG and crude exports and 2015 market outlook.
Senator Hatch Headlines ACCF December Forum
At its December 2nd Capital Formation Forum, the ACCF welcomed back Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Ranking Member and soon to be Chairman of the Senate Committee on Finance.
Op-Ed: Diversity is the Key to Efficient, Affordable Energy
In Real Clear Policy, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber writes that diversity of energy supply plays a key role in lowering the cost of electricity generation, as well as maintaining reliability, and also reduces the variability in monthly power bills.
ACCF in Barron’s on Tax Reform
Mark Bloomfield, “a man steeped in the history of tax battles,” offers his thoughts to readers of Barron’s on tax reform by 2016.
For three decades the ACCF and its research affiliate, the ACCF Center for Policy Research, have brought the message to U.S. and international policymakers, the media, and the public that a nation’s strength and stability depend upon well-thought-out economic, regulatory, and environmental policies to promote capital formation, economic growth, and a higher standard of living for all.Read More
Energy & Climate Change Policy
ACCF is an internationally recognized economic authority on energy and environmental policy issues. Because energy use and economic growth go hand in hand, policymakers should develop a flexible, long-term approach to reducing the growth of greenhouse gases. This requires a global effort based on technological innovation and technology transfer to developing countries where greenhouse gas emissions growth is most rapid.Read More
In 1978, ACCF was instrumental in helping turn a looming hike on the capital gains tax into a dramatic tax cut. Today, nearly thirty-five years later, ACCF continues to provide expert research and a bipartisan effort to maintain low rates on capital gains taxes ensuring robust job growth for a recovering economy.Read More
Capital Gains Policy
The ACCF has been a leading advocate of sound economic policies to promote sustained economic growth, job creation, and international competitiveness. With its bipartisan approach, the breadth and diversity of its support in the business community and long experience working with policymakers and the media, the ACCF has been instrumental in focusing attention on the need for economic policies to enhance capital formation.Read More