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The Proxy Protection Racket

Studies have found that the two firms can swing 20% of votes in proxy elections. An American Council for Capital Formation review last year found that 175 asset managers with $5 trillion of assets voted with ISS recommendations 95% of the time. Activist hedge-fund investors often enlist the proxy firms to shake up management, for better or worse.

ACCF Praises DOE Leadership

ACCF Thanks Outgoing Energy Secretary Perry, Praises Continued Leadership at Department of Energy Under Brouillette

A Retroactive Tax Hike is Bad Tax Policy

Morning Consult
American taxpayers should understandably be able to rely on the tax code to make sound business decisions to be successful now and in the future and not wonder if their elected officials are going to pull the rug out from under them and possibly even claw back money that is rightfully theirs.

Nancy Pelosi’s gut-check moment on trade and the USMCA

The Hill
President Trump should not give in to Democratic demands to renegotiate more draconian measures supported by American labor unions and the extreme “green” groups, which could become poison pills in this carefully crafted deal. 

Political Tech Innovator and Energy Industry Expert Join ACCF

Mike Roman is a well-known and respected figure in Washington energy and trade policy circles and Emil Pitkin brings a unique perspective of Silicon Valley innovation to Washington policymaking. Both are true experts in their respective fields and will add significant depth to our team.

USMCA ratification will secure US digital trade leadership

The Hill
The USMCA is now positioned to set a prominent standard as the most comprehensive and contemporary agreement that will become the template for all future global digital trade protocols.

ACCF Joins Coalition Urging Senate Action on Energy and Climate Technology, Innovation

there is a growing consensus that the development and commercialization of new technologies are an important factor that will determine how quickly and at what cost greenhouse gas emissions can be reduced.

Yang vs. Warren: Who Has the Better Tax Plan?

The New York Times
"The Warren tax may provide an incentive for high-wealth couples to divorce. Whereas a married couple could exempt $50 million of wealth from the tax, two unmarried partners could each exempt $50 million for a total of $100 million. Given the 2 percent tax rate, married couples could avoid $1 million per year in taxes by divorcing..."

New Survey: Americans Worried About Climate Change, But Don’t Want to Pay More for Costly Responses

The Economy/Jobs and Health Care are The Top of Mind Issues for Americans When Thinking...

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  • Green New Deal: An Economist’s Perspective
    As climate change and policies to address it take center stage, it is important to have a constructive discussion that will bring productive and long-lasting results to this important problem. There is no doubt the Green New Deal (GND) has provoked that discussion with its ambitious goals. As ACCF has stated before, we agree that […]
    Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber
  • Does New Congress Threaten Trump Energy Agenda? Not So Fast
    Congress returns with a renewed focus on climate change and clean energy under the direction of the newly minted House Democratic majority. But with President Donald Trump still in control of the White House and a Republican majority in the Senate, prospects for major shifts in policy remain slim. Even in the House where a […]
    Robert Dillon

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