New Research: How Long will President Obama’s Energy Legacy Last?
A new report from the ACCF Center for Policy Research offers a primer in lessons learned on energy policy for the incoming Trump administration.
U.S. Senators Headline ACCF Regulatory Improvement Roundtable
On Nov. 16, the ACCF Center for Policy Research hosted a roundtable discussion with Sens. James Lankford (R-OK), Angus King (I-ME), Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Ron Johnson (R-WI) on improving the federal regulatory system.
BBC: Bloomfield on Trump transition
On BBC World News, ACCF President & CEO Mark Bloomfield discusses the intricate details of the presidential transition process. The ACCF has been involved in shaping the economic agenda in the first 100 days of the last six presidencies and now, President-elect Donald Trump.
ACCF on Tax Code Section 385
In The Hill newspaper, Dr. Pinar Cebi Wilber discusses the impact of proposed regulations under the tax code section 385
USA Today Viewpoint: Trump’s Russia Instincts are Correct
In USA Today, George David Banks notes that just as America allied with the Soviet Union to defeat Nazi Germany, Washington should seek similar cooperation with Moscow to defeat ISIL.
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
The ACCF has long held that improving our regulatory framework is critical to economic growth. The regulatory state has dramatically increased in size and scope, and now reaches into every corner of the American economy. The ACCF's Regulatory Improvement Effort centers on working with various federal and state coalitions toward a multifaceted broad-based initiative to improve the process of the regulatory system.Read More