Special Report: U.S. Coal Plant Financing Policy – A Threat To Long-Term U.S. Interests In The Developing World
February 25, 2015 | Publications
Current U.S. policy—backed by a number of European countries—places unrealistic conditions on power generation projects in developing countries. As a result, other nations, some of which openly seek to displace U.S. influence, are moving to fill the gap, putting at risk long-term U.S. interests.
February 16, 2015 | The Hill | Op-Ed
The Hill is the magazine of and about Congress, but perhaps the story of a man who made his mark outside of Washington could provide an instructive perspective for those who serve inside Washington. Integrity, generosity and passion defined John Whitehead. He was an investment banker, public servant and philanthropist, who recently passed away at […]
February 11, 2015 | Roll Call | Op-Ed
To remain viable in the eyes of a very dissatisfied electorate, Congress and Obama must chalk up a bipartisan win. As a low-hanging fruit that has enjoyed across the aisle support in the past, TPA may be just the ticket to an economic victory domestically and globally.
February 05, 2015 | The Hill | Op-Ed
President Obama can draw a line in the sand on capital gains rates, or he could take one step over it and be in the good company of his predecessors, like Reagan, JFK and FDR who realized their importance to the economy and found common ground.
Recent Press Releases
New ACCF Special Report Finds U.S. Policy Regarding International Coal Financing Harming Developing Countries While Making U.S. Less Competitive
February 27, 2015 | Press Release
House Appropriations Chairman Harold Rogers (R-KY) and Two Dozen House Members Submit Letter to President Obama Details Concerning U.S. Long-Term Political, Economic and Environmental Interests Washington, DC – Climate change mitigation concerns have largely defined the Obama Administration’s policy on international coal plant financing. These restrictions are limiting much needed funds for providing access to […]
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 20, 2015 | Press Release
ACCF Senior Vice President and Chief Economist Dr. Margo Thorning issued the following statements in response to President Obama’s State of the Union this evening: “Why doesn’t the Obama administration continue to expand the work of the previous Administration’s Major Economies Initiative to transfer technology to curb emissions, increase energy efficiency among the large emitting […]
January 31, 2014 | Press Release
White House Should Green Light Oil Transport Project Now in Light of New State Department Report