December 10, 2014 | Wall Street Journal's Think Tank | News
By Mark Bloomfield Congress is poised to punt yet again. The House has passed a bill to extend the 55 tax provisions that expired in 2013, ending uncertainty for the IRS and for taxpayers, but only for the 2014 tax year. The Senate and the president are likely to go along. Rather than lament lawmakers’ inability to do […]
Diversity of supply plays a key role in lowering the cost of electricity generation, as well as maintaining reliability, and also reduces the variability in monthly power bills.
November 09, 2014 | Barron's Magazine | News
Mark Bloomfield, president and chief executive of the American Council for Capital Formation, a man steeped in the history of tax battles, says we are unlikely to see stand-alone business tax reform, simply because it never has happened before. Politicians aren’t inclined to cut taxes for corporations without providing commensurate relief for the little guys, he observes.
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January 29, 2015 | Press Release
The American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) is pleased to announce that George “David” Banks has joined the Council as Executive Vice President. Banks, who has been an influential voice on energy and environment policymaking in several capacities, will help expand ACCF’s capabilities to impact public policy at both the federal and state levels. “We […]
January 31, 2014 | Press Release
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July 11, 2013 | Press Release
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Dubious Campaign Against Liquefied Natural Gas Exports Ignores Fundamental Market and Economic Benefits of Free Trade
January 11, 2013 | Press Release
Washington – A dubious campaign by America’s Energy Advantage seeking to restrict expansion of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports ignores fundamental economic and market facts, the American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) said today. America’s Energy Advantage, a coalition backed by Dow Chemical and other large domestic natural gas users, relies on a gross overestimation […]