Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) Speaks at ACCF Event on LNG ExportsThe ACCF’s Act on LNG project hosted a special Capitol Hill event: The Economic and Geopolitical Implications Of The LNG Export Revolution. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) keynoted the event and shared her valuable perspectives from a state that is both a large producer and consumer of natural gas.
Barron’s: Bloomfield Op-Ed on The Spirit of Tax Reform Past
ACCF President Mark Bloomfield offers lessons from the 1986 Tax Reform Act and says even when all hope is lost, tax reform can rise again and succeed.
Special Report: How Much Will LNG Exports Impact U.S. Natural Gas Prices?
A new ACCF report examines recent research from a variety of government organizations and economic consulting firms on the price impact of increased LNG exports.
American Forest & Paper Association on Tax Reform
In the October Capital Corner, American Forest & Paper Association President and CEO Donna Harman discusses comprehensive tax reform and how wood products manufacturers are educating lawmakers on the tax profile of the industry and the possible effects of wholesale reform of the tax code.
ACCF Celebrates 200th Economic Policy Evening
On September 17th, the ACCF celebrated three decades of its renowned evenings with Washington’s leading lawmakers, the media and business executives.
Three Decades in “Washington’s Last Salon”
On July 21, 1982, the ACCF hosted a first of its kind “Economic Policy Evening,” an intimate gathering of Washington’s leading lawmakers, journalists and business executives. Three decades later, the ACCF takes a look back at highlights from “Washington’s Last Salon.”
New Study: Time for a Consumption Tax
A tax system based on consumption rather than income can be an important policy lever for achieving stronger economic growth, funding important spending priorities and higher living standards.
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