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Statement on President Trump’s Executive Order on Energy & Infrastructure

ACCF calls new order "“A valuable contribution to the nation's manufacturing and trade policymaking."

ACCF Hosts Larry Kudlow

On March 27th, the ACCF hosted "A Conversation on the Economic Challenges that Lie Ahead with the Honorable Larry Kudlow." Kudlow serves as Assistant...

New Report Grades Trump Record on Deregulation

Former OIRA Administrator John Graham and Indiana University Professor Keith Belton Assess Trump Pledge to Deregulate U.S. Economy

Trump’s Deregulatory Record

A new report by John Graham, former Regulatory Czar under President George W. Bush and Keith Belton of Indiana University grades Trump's deregulatory record at the two-year mark.

The bogus number at the center of the GOP’s Green New Deal attacks

Nevertheless, having a specific figure to cite can define the contours of policy conversation, said Margo Thorning, a senior economic policy adviser with the American Council for Capital Formation. Thorning was a frequent Capitol Hill witness when Congress debated cap-and-trade legislation in the early years of the Obama administration. She was coveted partly because her organization published an influential study that used Energy Information Administration statistics to show that the policy would have curbed economic growth by $3.1 trillion between 2012 and 2030.

Capital gains increase at heart of Democrats’ tax-the-rich plans

Democratic plans that target wealth that largely comes from capital gains functionally serve as the equivalent of a higher rate on those profits, according to Mark Bloomfield, president and chief executive officer of the American Council for Capital Formation, a lobby and research group.

Corporate Governance’s Role in Public Policy

On February 7, the ACCF joined Bipartisan Policy Center for a panel discussion explore how private sector leaders are responding to the growing role of corporate governance in public policy.

ACCF Statement on Green New Deal

ACCF Executive Vice-President George David Banks on today's introduction of Green New Deal legislation

Shareholder activism is on the rise, but companies are fighting back

"It can start with disclosure, and then goes to, why haven't you reached X?" says Tim Doyle, vice president for policy with the American Council for Capital Formation. "It's the beginning of a slippery slope when a shareholder recommendation turns into things that shareholders can ask for in the future."

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SEC to Mull Stricter Shareholder Proposal Rules

The issue has recently been shoved back into the spotlight with the growth of ESG-focused investing, according to Tim Doyle, vice president of policy and general counsel at the American Council for Capital Formation, a nonprofit corporate advocate.

Analysis: Does new congress threaten Trump energy agenda? Not so fast

Robert Dillon offers insight on what energy policy could like in the new political climate.

DOE Domestic Uranium Enrichment Program Will Bolster U.S. National Security and a Cleaner Energy...

The American Council for Capital Formation praised today’s Department of Energy announcement of a $115 million program to demonstrate technology for enriching uranium slightly...

Trump’s missed opportunity on coal and climate change

“I have long believed that the GOP position on the science undermines its ability to put forward a real climate policy,” said George David Banks, a former top adviser to Trump on these issues.

Harvard Law School Forum Publishes ACCF Robo-Voting Research

From The Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation New research from the American Council for Capital Formation identifies a troubling number...

Washington down on proxy advisers

Gary Retelny said ISS works ‘extremely hard’ to mitigate any potential conflicts of interest. Sally Montana Powerful institutions in Washington are taking a renewed look...