Glenn Hubbard, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and ACCF Scholar discusses the trade debate with NPR's David Greene.
The mere act of reevaluating a permitting process intended to protect the environment is not, in itself, pretext for allowing manufactures to pollute more. Environmental regulations, like all regulations, need to be evaluated with respect to their mandated purpose.
"If steps are not taken to bolster U.S. leadership in this sector, the nation could eventually need to import energy technologies from China, rather than domestically manufacture them and export them across the world," wrote the groups, which include American Council for Capital Formation.
The Trump administration has been undertaking a massive deregulation effort in order to get rid of regulations that are counterproductive and do not meet reasonable cost-benefit tests. This will reduce the direct regulatory expenses made by government but will cause a far larger reduction in private business and personal expenses made to support regulations.
President Trump should be commended for his efforts in shepherding the first major overhaul of our tax system in over thirty years.
Statement from the American Council for Capital Formation on the unveiling of House Republican tax reform legislation.
The tax reform plan released by the White House and congressional Republicans could provide a substantially better climate for private sector research, development, demonstration...
This week, the ACCF and members from a diverse range of industry sectors joined to announce the launch of the Coalition for Regulatory Innovation. Our aim is to help Americans understand the thicket of state and federal rules and champion commonsense reforms that remove unnecessary burdens on the economy.