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Taxpayers Expect Washington to Fix Broken Tax Code

Now that Tax Day has arrived, it’s time for Congress to get serious about reform.

Jason Furman, Former CEA Chairman, Joins ACCF Center Board of Scholars

Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research announced today that Jason Furman, the former Chairman of President Obama’s...

Steve Moore, Former Wall Street Journal Editorial Writer, Joins ACCF Board of Advisors

The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) announced today that Steve Moore, Senior Economic Advisor to the Trump Presidential Campaign has joined the ACCF Board of Advisors. Moore is the Distinguished Visiting Fellow for Project for Economic Growth at The Heritage Foundation. He is also a former member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board and a long-time expert on tax and economic policy in Washington.


Small firms seek level playing field in tax reform

Published in USA Today

The varying rates of tax cuts for corporations and pass-throughs in the Ryan plan have become a rallying cry for smaller firms. “You can’t have a tax reform that favors one type of business,” says Pinar Cebi Wilber, a senior economist at the American Council for Capital Formation, a pro-business group. "We should have an overall business tax reform."

Impacts of Greenhouse Gas Regulations on the Industrial Sector

While the regulatory approach to reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the United States has largely focused on the power and transportation sectors, it’s clear that substantial reductions by the industrial sector would be needed to meet President Obama’s pledge under the Paris Agreement. This report by the ACCF Center for Policy Research and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for 21st Century Energy summarizes a study conducted by NERA Economic Consulting on the potential impacts to the U.S. economy of regulating industrial sector GHG emissions.

ACCF Launches Campaign Urging Repeal of BLM’s Duplicative Methane Venting and Flaring Rule

The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) has launched a social media, digital, and print ad campaign urging the U.S. Senate to pass the Congressional Review Act (CRA) Disapproval Resolution repealing the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) duplicative and costly venting and flaring rule. The campaign is focused on Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Ohio, Tennessee, Colorado, Indiana, and North Dakota.

Capital Corner Cartoon

Capital Corner Cartoon

Washington’s Last Salon on Trump-o-nomics (3/1/17)

The American Council for Capital Formation held its first economic policy salon of the Trump era on March 1, 2017.

Panel Discussion: Public Policy Issues Facing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the independent regulatory agency responsible for regulating interstate pipelines, hydropower, transmission lines, and the sale of electricity is facing a number of challenges, including the power sector's rapid shift from coal to natural gas and, increasingly, to renewable energy sources. The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research recently hosted a conversation with former FERC commissioners Philip Moeller and James Hoecker on these and other public policy issues facing the Commission. The event was moderated by Glen Boshart of SNL Global.

Introducing The Capital Corner Cartoon

The illustrated ACCF.

ACCF is proud to announce a new feature from syndicated cartoonist Ken Catalino. Starting this week, the Capital Corner Cartoon will add a little color and - we hope - a little pointed humor to our coverage of current events.