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10-Year Review of Renewable Fuel Standard Impacts to the Environment, the Economy, and Advanced...

Update By University of Tennessee professor Dr. Daniel De La Torre Ugarte Executive Summary In December 2015, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Renewable Fuel Standard...

IRS Data: Strong Markets Bolstered Capital Gains in 2014

Published in Bloomberg BNA

IRS Data: Strong Markets Bolstered Capital Gains in 2014

Published in Bloomberg BNA

May 27 — Net capital gains swelled 34.4 percent in 2014, according to preliminary data from individual tax returns.

May 2016 Economic Policy Evening

The ACCF devoted its May 2016 salon to the discussion of Presidential Candidates, Populism & US Economic Policy.

Tax Day Forum with Ways & Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX)

On April 15th, 2016, the ACCF hosted House Ways & Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) for a discussion with Washington business leaders on The State of Tax Reform.

Nash and Banks: Quality infrastructure requires sound planning

Published in Nikkei Asian Review

Infrastructure is the key to Asia’s future: energy systems to provide consistent, affordable power to factories, sprawling urban centers and flickering countryside villages; better schools to educate children and young adults; wider roads that lead commuters to shiny new office buildings; and better ports to move manufactured goods across borders.

ACCF Forum with Senator Jeff Sessions (R-AL)

This is the 10th ACCF presidential election project with a focus on the economic impact of the U.S. election on economic policymaking.

ACCF Sponsors Panel on RFS

On March 15th, the ACCF sponsored a panel event in coordination with CQ Roll Call, “Ethanol in America: Politics and Policy.”

February 2016 Economic Policy Evening

The first ACCF evening of 2016 centered on regulatory reform, a critical element needed for a growing economy.

ACCF 2015 Annual Report

Click here for the ACCF 2015 Annual Report

New Web Video Highlights Ethanol’s Weakened Political Power

Online Advertising Blitz Ahead of Senate EPW Hearing Latest in ACCF’s Sustained Campaign Spotlighting Failed Ethanol Mandate’s Negative Impacts
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Major New Iowa Statewide TV Ad Buy Shines Spotlight on Corn Ethanol’s Environmental Toll

“Federal corn ethanol mandates have brought harm to our economy and our environment, and our hope in running these ads is to introduce more folks in Iowa to the growing body of science and research that confirms and quantifies these trends."

New Polling Confirms Most Iowans Don’t Know Candidates’ Positions on Ethanol, and Don’t Care

Every presidential candidate who has won the Iowa caucuses since 1980 has supported subsidies for corn ethanol.

Technical Comments on the Social Cost of Methane As Used in the Regulatory Impact...

The estimated benefits of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule for methane and volatile organic compounds emissions from the oil and gas sector are based on assumptions that are not reasonable and insufficiently reviewed to be used to support regulatory policy making.

Why Is Capital Investment Consistently Weak in the 21st Century U.S. Economy?

The slowing pace of investment has contributed to slower productivity, economic growth and, ultimately, to a slower rate of improvement in living standards.

Special Report: How Will Alternative Tax Reform Plans Impact Business Investment Incentives?

As the debate about how to reform the federal tax code continues, the ACCF presents this Special Report summarizing the finding of a new ACCF/ Ernst & Young report analyzing how two alternative reform plans will impact the cost of capital for new investment in the U.S.