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Tim Doyle

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Tim Doyle is Vice President of Policy and General Counsel at the American Council for Capital Formation. Tim has a diverse policy and legal background in multiple areas including energy, environment, financial services and regulatory issues.

Ignoring free market principles will cost US solar jobs

Published in The Hill

As advocates of market-based polices, we believe that the solar industry works best when market forces are left to decide which companies flourish and which do not.

A Smart Regulatory Process for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses

The unrestrained growth of the federal regulatory state impedes U.S. economic growth and disproportionately affects America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs, according to a new report released today by the American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research. The report – A Smart Regulatory Process for Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses – details how the burden of federal regulation falls unevenly on the small businesses that are major drivers of innovation, productivity, growth, and job creation in the U.S. economy.

A Powerful Check on the Regulatory State

Published in Real Clear Policy

While smart regulations and rules are often necessary to carry out legislation, the role of the federal agencies is not to create new policy but, rather, to implement the policies of the legislature using the power delegated to them by Congress. The CRA was created to ensure that federal bureaucrats don’t forget that we live in country in which laws are created by representatives of the people and enacted through a system with checks and balances.

Trump Administration Offers an Opportunity to Correct Course on Energy Policy

Published in Real Clear Energy

Instead of declaring war on traditional energy resources, the new administration should pursue policies to ensure Americans have access to energy that is abundant, affordable, and with the least environmental impact. Support for advanced research and development can make sure those resources are used in increasingly cleaner and more efficient ways.

President Obama’s Energy Legacy: Will It Last?

The new administration should focus on encouraging innovation and technological advancements so that we may continue to benefit as a nation from our vast wealth of traditional energy resources, while continuing to steadily reduce the impact on the environment from their production and use.

The Presidential Politics of Energy Policy

Published in Real Clear Energy

Climate change is the new energy policy. President Obama has shifted the nation in recent years away from the abundance of oil and natural gas to cleaner, though more expensive, renewable energy sources.

The Case for Cutting Red Tape

Published in Morning Consult

The growing accumulation of federal rules that increasingly govern every facet of American life is a disturbing trend that holds consequences both for individual liberties and the health of the U.S. economy.

Federal Regulation: Preventing the U.S. From Regaining Energy Independence

A Critique of BLM’s 2012 Proposed Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing