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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.
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.
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.
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 Executive Vice-President George David Banks on today's introduction of Green New Deal legislation
"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."
Robert Dillon offers insight on what energy policy could like in the new political climate.
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...
“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.
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...
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...
Numerous Asset Managers Voting in Lockstep with Proxy Advisor Recommendations
New Report Highlights Impact & Extent of Flawed Proxy Advisor Recommendations ACCF-commissioned research confirms alarming practice of robo-voting is real and quantifies scale of proxy advisor...