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Policy Areas

Economic Policy

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.

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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.

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Tax Policy

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.

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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.

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Scenes from Recent News & Events

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ACCF Capital Formation Forum with Majority Whip Hoyer

At its April Capital Formation Forum, the ACCF welcomed House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD). As the second-ranking member of the House Democratic Leadership, Hoyer offered his perspective on a broad range of tax, energy, trade and economic issues facing the 114th Congress. He also discussed the dangers of sequestration and the need for a […]

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February 2015 Economic Policy Evening

The ACCF held its February 2015 Economic Policy Evening with a lively discussion on the economic policy challenges for the 114th Congress. Congressional attendees included Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Representatives Charles W. Boustany, Jr. MD (R-LA), Bill Johnson (R-OH), Tom Reed (R-NY), Harold “Hal” Rogers (R-KY) and Marc Veasey (D-TX). Media attendees included Jim […]

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ACCF Forum with Chairman Ryan

On January 28th, House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan addressed an ACCF Capital Formation Forum on tax reform and the 114th Congress.  Chairman Ryan will be a central figure in writing the next chapter of the U.S. tax code.  As a frequent guest of past ACCF events, he has named tax reform among […]