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Yesterday the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a report previewing rule changes the Federal Communications Commission will consider at its Open Meeting…

The Growth Impacts of Framework-Consistent Tax Reform

November 9, 2017

The central questions in the tax reform debate are: Can tax reform spur greater investment and economic growth? Will that growth translate into higher…

In today's The Hill AAF's Ben Gitis discusses the NRLB's joint employer rule and notes that today Congress will have the opportunity to help American…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) has released a series of brief explainers on various parts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Tax Cut and Jobs Act and…

Today the American Action Forum released an analysis of the Congressional Democratic leadership's $40 billion broadband plan. The plan estimates the total…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a series of brief explainers on various parts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new insight on 2018 premium increases. See excerpt below: "The large premium increases set for 2018…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining how much Uber drivers make. The research used Reddit data and found that the self…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an overview of the historical use of reconciliation in light of the FY2018 budget resolution. The overview explains…

Yesterday the American Action Forum hosted an event on the future of Medicare Part D. Senator Lindsay Graham (R-SC) served as the keynote speaker and was…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the EPA’s new “sue and settle” directive. The analysis finds that from 2005 through…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the possible impacts multiemployer pension financing may have on the federal budget.…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the U.S. – E.U. conflict of broker-dealer laws which hinders important equity research.…

Health Care Affordability Discussions Must Include DIR

October 18, 2017

Today the American Action Forum released new research on prescription drug prices and their effect on Medicare Part D. AAF finds that direct and indirect…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the Department of Energy’s proposed price intervention rule. The analysis finds that while there…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the need to reform the federal approval process for infrastructure projects. The research…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released research examining Puerto Rico’s electric authority, PREPA, and its ability to repair the island’s electric…

AAF's Jacqueline Varas and Philip Rossetti argue that the United States should repeal the Jones Act in an op-ed published in The Hill. Below is an…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a final review for the first phase of President Trump’s Executive Order 13,771 which established a “one-in…

AAF Overview of “Big Six” Tax Reform Framework

September 27, 2017

Below is a brief overview of the "Big Six" tax reform framework. Click here to read the overview.

AAF Examines Fate of Obama-Era Labor Regulations

September 21, 2017

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining the fate of Obama-era labor regulations. Through multiple executive actions, the Obama…

AAF: Trump on Track to Meet Deregulatory Goal

September 20, 2017

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining President Trump’s deregulatory push. The research finds that the administration is on…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research that finds removing the 790,000 undocumented immigrants currently enrolled in the DACA program would…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the United States’ push to modernize its Air Traffic Control (ATC) system. AAF analysis finds…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining how the National Labor Relations Board’s broadened joint employer standard has affected…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) that proposes reforms to ensure the program—which…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released research examining the state of federal worker training programs. The research finds that while worker training…

The American Action Forum’s Kim VanWyhe looks at the potential effects on the oil industry of Hurricane Harvey, which has forced more than 10 major refineries—with…

New American Action Forum (@AAF) analysis shows obtaining general educational requirements from a two-year institution of higher learning can benefit students…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining how the current tax code penalizes innovation in the energy sector. The research explains…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the need for a long-term Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) reauthorization bill. The…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a primer on the operational risk capital for health insurers in light of this week's National Association for…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the progress the Trump Administration has made in slowing down and rolling back the regulatory…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining congressional Democrats’ new policy platform, A Better Deal on Trade and Jobs.…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released research examining the potential of infrastructure asset recycling to fund new infrastructure projects. The…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released research examining the impacts of Nevada’s proposed minimum wage hike. The research finds that should…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released research examining federal burdens imposed upon the nuclear industry. AAF research finds that each year…

Below please find the American Action Forum’s (@AAF) analysis of the Medicare and Social Security Trustees reports released yesterday. Click here to…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the unintended consequences of imposing steel tariffs. According to the analysis…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the implications of Buy America regulations on U.S.-based infrastructure projects…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of two studies—with vastly divergent conclusions—assessing the influence of Seattle’s…

Today the American Action Forum (AAF) released a new analysis examining the role deregulation has played in House appropriations bills. AAF analysis finds…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining the deregulatory efforts of both President Trump and President Obama. AAF analysis…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the difference between the female labor force outcomes in the United States and…

AAF Releases Paid Family Leave Analysis

June 7, 2017

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the American Enterprise Institute-Brookings Institution working group paid parental leave…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the regulatory savings of the CHOICE Act. According to AAF analysis, the CHOICE Act would…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining the historic nature of the current regulatory slowdown. According to AAF analysis…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the economic impact of the State Sponsored Visa Pilot Program. AAF research finds…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining the cumulative impact of the president’s one-in, two-out regulatory reform initiative.…

AAF Analysis Of CRA Repeal Efforts

May 17, 2017

The American Action Forum released an analysis examining recent efforts to repeal the Congressional Review Act (CRA). AAF analysis determines that the…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining Congressional Review Act (CRA) actions taken this year. According to AAF analysis…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the Medicaid reforms included in the American Health Care Act of 2017 (AHCA). The analysis…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining possible steps the federal government could take to improve the beleaguered Washington…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining discretionary rulemakings. AAF analysis finds that Congress can use past discretionary…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining possible U.S. policies on the Paris Climate Agreement. AAF finds that the U.S.’…

Today the American Action Forum released an analysis examining the regulatory costs incurred over President Trump’s first 100 days. AAF finds that over…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining the speed of regulation and deregulation in light of the president and Congress’s…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the fiscal benefits of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) and regulatory reform. AAF analysis…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining IRS paperwork burdens. AAF analysis finds that the IRS generates 8.1 billion hours…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining how regulations affect small businesses. AAF research finds that the average small…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis examining the impact of President Trump’s executive order approving the Keystone XL Pipeline.…

Nearly 1,500 Economists Say Immigration Strengthens American Economy in Letter to White House, Congress Signatories include Six Nobel Laureates, Economists…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the declines in coal. AAF research finds the use of coal for electricity has been…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the regulatory impacts of President Trump’s executive order dealing with climate…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) today released a proposal for a federal paid parental leave program that…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining President Trump’s regulatory freeze. The analysis illustrates how impactful the…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research looking into the Washington Metro Area Transit Authority’s (WMATA) funding in light of…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) projection of insurance coverage under the American…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a review of the American Health Care Act (AHCA), the House reconciliation bill to repeal and replace the…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released research examining how the Medical Device Tax has impacted employment. Over the three years the tax was…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released research examining how expediting the National Environmental Policy Act review process would allow additional…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released policy recommendations to improve the federal student aid system. The research offers specific reforms…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released research examining the benefits of both bilateral and multilateral trade agreements. President Trump has…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released research examining the feasibility of private sector funded infrastructure partnerships. The research…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis showing Congress could save $40 billion in regulatory costs by using the Congressional Review…

Today the American Action Forum (AAF) released a new analysis examining the likely climate impacts of President Trump’s environmental policies. The…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the amount of midnight regulations issued by Obama Administration. The research…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining President Obama’s environmental legacy. AAF research finds that President Obama’s…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released research showing that regulations from the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are costing small business employees…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) and the Aspen Institute's Future of Work Initiative today released research that examines regional, economic, and demographic…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released research examining the impact of the Department of Labor's overtime pay rule on higher education. The research…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research today examining Children with Medical Complexity and how they are covered by Medicaid. Specifically…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis examining the amount U.S. allies pay to share the burden for common defense. The AAF analysis finds…

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and its rulemaking in light of the…

The American Action Forum (AAF) released new research examining regulations issued by the Obama Administration. AAF found that the administration has issued…

New research finds proposals to be quite expensive to implement

What’s The Real Solution To Inversions?

October 4, 2016

“The fundamental issue is tax reform,” says Holtz-Eakin in the video.

"Overall economic growth has trucked along at 2 percent, in the end that will be President Obama’s legacy: a 2 percent economy."

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the Obama Administration’s final regulatory review. AAF found that while President Obama…

The research recommends that FSOC adopt an activities-based approach in their monitoring of systemic risk.

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the recent $1.7 billion in payments the U.S. sent to Iran. The research finds that of…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the Department of Education’s proposed regulations for supplement, not supplant provisions of…

The median CFPB rule takes 114 days to complete, compared to 401 days for other federal agencies.

The Earned Income Leave Benefit (EILB) is an example of a targeted and more cost-effective way to provide up to 12 weeks of paid family leave

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin examines three policy responses to tax inversions, and how fixing the tax code is the only way to stop inversions

AAF Analysis On How Brexit Could Impact Tech Policy

July 26, 2016

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis examining how the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union could impact digital trade…

The analysis examining the outcomes if the Dodd-Frank Act were never signed into law

Dogs are featured in the video that underscores the real reasons companies invert

AAF's analysis finds the Environmental Protection Agency paperwork burden set a record.

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the 2016 Medicare and Social Security Trustees Reports which reviews the financial state…

The American Action Forum released new research examining the amount that student borrowers pursuing a 4-year degree are saving due to the Student Loan…

AAF research on the fiduciary rule finds retirement savers lose $1,375 a year due to the regulation

AAF examines how union membership impacts economic activity

The American Action Forum released new research examining the economic benefits generated by trade. The research details the value of trade agreements…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining whether state-level expenditures for higher education impacts college tuition. The research…

Highlights of AAF's research regarding the fiduciary regulation

The American Action Forum today released new research examining the cumulative Medicare Advantage (MA) cuts in each state since the Affordable Care Act…

AAF analyzes DOL's new overtime regulation and finds it will only increase weekly pay on average by $5.48

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research today examining the number of major regulations being pushed through the White House before “Regulation…

AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin explains Puerto Rico's economic crisis

AAF examines the impact on the labor market of removing all undocumented immigrants

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and its members' military spending. The…

The American Action Forum released new research examining the impact of education standards on long-term economic growth, job growth, and educational attainment…

The American Action Forum released an analysis of the new Comprehensive Primary Care Plus (CPC+) program, a new initiative from the Center for Medicare…

AAF reviews bill to use the Congressional Review Act to rescind the fiduciary regulation

New research from AAF finds the government imposes more than 23,000 forms

The American Action Forum released a new analysis of a white paper on risk-adjustment methodology recently published by CMS regarding the model used in…

The American Action Forum released new research examining state-by-state college tuition increases and changes to financial assistance. The research finds…

AAF examines the costs of the fiduciary rule

Treasury undertook actions to prevent inversions, AAF examines the consequences

Holtz-Eakin comments on the recent action by the administration to stop inversions

The administration added $16 billion in regulatory costs

700,000 jobs could be lost as a result of California's minimum wage hike

1,000 regulations were not reported to Congress

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research today that examines the cities that raised the minimum wage in 2015 and the impact on restaurant…

AAF outlines reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program

The American Action Forum released new research today examining Medicaid waste, fraud, and abuse. The research details the high rate of improper payments…

AAF examines the tariff proposal & finds that it would cost consumers $250 billion per year.

The American Action Forum (@AAF) examined recent proposals by some of the presidential candidates to remove the 11.3 million undocumented immigrants residing…

AAF examination of the OECD's plan for base erosion and profit shifting finds it is costly and burdensome for U.S. based companies

A majority of voters blame “big government” instead of “big Wall Street banks” for having a negative impact on their personal finances.

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research today examining a recent proposal by House Speaker Paul Ryan to expand the Earned Income Tax Credit…

New research from the American Action Forum (@AAF) details how the Dodd-Frank Act is impacting consumers. The AAF research finds that the Dodd-Frank Act…

Recent proposals to provide for 12 weeks of paid family leave would be extremely expensive and still fall short of covering the costs, new research from…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research today examining all regulations issued last year by the Obama Administration. The AAF research finds…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the impact of “free college” proposals for students. The research finds that only…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research examining cities that raised their minimum wages in 2015 and the impact on restaurant employment.…

New research by the American Action Forum (@AAF) examines premium information under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and finds that both the benchmark Silver…

AAF Examines Recent Dodd-Frank Rulemaking

November 10, 2015

With financial regulators issuing the most expensive regulation to date under the Dodd-Frank law, the American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a new…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) and the Empire Center today released new research examining the impact of increasing New York’s state wide minimum wage…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new analysis of the 2016 Medicare Part B premium increases. The analysis finds that the Hold Harmless provision…

The majority of taxpayer dollars spent on the administration’s free community college would go toward students not obtaining degrees, new research from…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) examined recent data from the Internal Revenue Service showing 40 percent of subsidized households under the Affordable…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) examined recent data from the Internal Revenue Service showing 40 percent of subsidized households under the Affordable…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research examining the costs and benefits of implementing electronic medical record systems, and the…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research examining the national security implications of the Iran nuclear deal. The AAF research examines…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research analyzing the Medicare Advantage (MA) Stars program. The research examines whether the Stars…

AAF Examines Impact Of Dodd-Frank

July 15, 2015

In advance of Dodd-Frank’s 5th anniversary, the American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the law’s impact on employment, the housing…

American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin made the following statement today regarding the Supreme Court’s decision in King v. Burwell. "The…

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, issued the following statement regarding the CBO’s report on the repeal of the Affordable…

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, president of the American Action Forum, issued the following statement regarding the CBO’s report on the repeal of the Affordable…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed regulatory changes to Medicaid…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) and the American Action Network today released the results of a national survey examining public attitudes on the Department…

The American Action Forum today released new research examining the economic impact of the Dodd-Frank Act. The research, conducted by AAF’s President…

“[AAF] supports the Ex-Im Bank because that’s where the numbers – and the facts – led it.”

Highlights From AAF’s 5th Year Anniversary Gala

April 22, 2015

The American Action Forum celebrated five years last night with a gala at the Newseum, emceed by Fox Business’ Maria Bartiromo, and featuring Speaker…

AAF Releases Video: The Forum at Five

April 21, 2015

Ahead of the American Action Forum’s 5th anniversary celebration this evening, AAF is releasing “The Forum at Five.” The five minute video looks…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the Department of Labor’s (DOL) regulation regarding financial advisers. The AAF analysis…

On tax day, the American Action Forum (@AAF) analyzed the burden of the nation’s broken tax code for individuals. The AAF research finds the individual…

AAF Examines Ex-Im’s Small Business Support

April 15, 2015

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research examining the support provided to small businesses by the Export Import Bank (Ex-Im). As the…

Government programs that provide income support compete with low wage employers for workers, a new report from the American Action Forum (@AAF) found.…

To commemorate the 5th anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, the American Action Forum (@AAF) launched a questionnaire showing how the law has impacted…

The American Action Forum today released new research into a bipartisan, bicameral proposal to repeal the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR). The AAF research…

Governor Bobby Jindal will deliver remarks today at the American Action Forum’s Fred Malek Lecture Series. The event will begin at 3:30 p.m. Can’t…

Ahead of the president delivering the State of the Union tonight, the American Action Forum (@AAF) released an overview examining the state of affairs…

AAF Solutions, a product of the American Action Forum (@AAF), today released additional recommendations that the Financial Stability Oversight Council…

As the 114th Congress takes on the challenge of addressing America’s most pressing policy challenges, the American Action Forum today released an eBook…

American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin will testify this morning before the House Ways and Means Committee on policies that can foster economic…

The Administration’s effort to expand overtime pay requirements for salaried workers would impact very few people and minimally affect those in poverty…

The facts regarding inversions are the subject of a new #Eakinomics video released today by the American Action Forum (@AAF). AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a set of principles for better labor market policy. The research, authored by AAF’s President Douglas…

AAF Solutions, an initiative by the American Action Forum (@AAF), today released a list of suggestions that a council of financial regulators should implement…

In a new #Eakinomics video, AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses the state of the labor market with 5 key facts demonstrating the incomplete recovery.…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a new video on the impact to consumers if insurance companies are subject to new, bank-centric regulations.…

AAF Solutions, an initiative of the American Action Forum (@AAF), today proposed three steps to streamline financial regulations. Over the years, financial…


American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin made the following statement:

A new study from the American Action Forum (@AAF) examines the impact of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) regulations on small businesses’ employee…

American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin made the following statement:

Proposals that fail to address the underlying incentives driving inversions put 42,000 U.S. jobs at risk of going overseas, according to new research from…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of factors surrounding funding differences among financial institutions on the heels of a report…

American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin will testify this afternoon before the Senate Banking Committee regarding the Government Accountability…

To mark the fourth anniversary of the Dodd-Frank Act, the American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the law and its impact on the regulatory…

As part of the #Eakinomics video series, the American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a new video that explains why U.S. companies decide to move their…

AAF Solutions, a new initiative by the American Action Forum (@AAF), today unveiled a new “long page” microsite delivering a digestible, visually engaging…

Today, the American Action Forum launched AAF Solutions, a new initiative that will offer positive, constructive, digestible, and actionable policy solutions…

The Export-Import Bank (Ex-Im), the official export credit agency of the United States, acts in a distorted world of export finance to empower American…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research that examines the cost to savers and investors if regulators designate certain investment…

Policymakers should continue to shift risk and cost to insurers if the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) is extended, a new report from the American…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research on the impact of the Medicare Advantage (MA) cuts seniors will face in 2015 due to the Affordable…

On tax day, the American Action Forum (@AAF) analyzed the burden of the nation’s broken tax code for individuals. The AAF research finds the individual…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining “too big to fail” (TBTF) and finding that TBTF expectations are a problem at the nexus…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an overview of the president’s Fiscal Year 2015 budget, as well as analysis of key spending priorities.  

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining the need to modernize and simplify the U.S. tax code, the economic impact of such improvements…

In a new #Eakinomics video, American Action Forum (@AAF) President Douglas Holtz-Eakin (@DJHEAKIN) clears up the confusion on the Affordable Care Act &…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a study which found that the White House is still reviewing several new Affordable Care Act (ACA) regulations…

Washington – The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released new research examining the recent proposed regulations for Medicare Part D issued by the…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a new primer examining the earned income tax credit (EITC) finding it benefits 58.1 % of the working poor;…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) examined the progress in the federal effort to reduce regulations finding the regulatory burden has actually increased…

The impact of large regulations, those costing $1 billion or more, is detrimental to industry employment and worker’s salaries, new research from the…

Last year, federal regulators added $112 billion in new regulatory costs and 157 million paperwork hours, according to new research released today by the…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) examined and identified steps the Federal government can take to strengthen the United States’ position as the leading…

The ACA Dictionary is a comprehensive resource of definitions and background on health care terms, acronyms, and all things Affordable Care Act.

The American Action Forum (@AAF) examined and identified steps the Federal government can take to strengthen the United States’ position as the leading…

AAF Analysis of Bipartisan Budget Agreement

December 13, 2013

The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released an analysis of the Bipartisan Budget Act. The AAF’s analysis, written by Fiscal Policy Director Gordon…

AAF Releases Analysis Of The Volcker Rule

December 10, 2013

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the final Volcker rule issued today by financial regulators. The exemptions included in the Volcker…

AAF Releases Primer On Trade Promotion Authority

December 9, 2013

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a primer detailing the foundation of trade promotion authority (TPA) and current developments. Currently, there…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research that examines the minimum wage, its impact on the labor market, and its effectiveness as an anti-poverty…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released research examining the cumulative impact of regulations on employment. AAF found that when agencies impose three…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research focusing on two new proposed Federal regulations that represent the largest expansion of red tape…

In a new #Eakinomics three part video series from the American Action Forum (@AAF), Douglas Holtz-Eakin walks viewers through the nation’s spending and…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released new research examining an increase in the minimum wage finding it will have a detrimental effect on new jobs…

New Poll: Time To Negotiate On Debt Ceiling

September 26, 2013

New Survey Shows Majority of Americans Believe Chief Executive Not Listening to the American People, Lacks Negotiation Skills to Govern the Country

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new report today finding that a government shutdown would impact military troops while virtually all the spending…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) released an analysis of the Keystone pipeline delay finding that Americans will send $7.7 billion more to oil suppliers…

Greenhouse gas regulations for power plants will impact 53 small businesses across 26 states, a new analysis by the American Action Forum (@AAF) has found.…

Ahead of the five year anniversary of the financial crisis the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a report detailing the Federal Reserve’s response…

Washington – The American Action Forum (@AAF) today released a paper finding that the Medicare Part D program has been successful in its first ten years…

Policies that improve the foreclosure process, as well as promote growth in jobs and income, are needed to improve the housing and economic recovery in…

Americans spend more than 10.3 billion hours on paperwork required to comply with approximately 9,100 forms from the government. The American Action Forum…

The U.S. corporate tax code locks trillions of dollars out of the United States. Bringing these funds back as part of a major tax overhaul would benefit…

WASHINGTON -- American Action Forum (@AAF) Director for Regulatory Policy Sam Batkins testified before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight…

The American Action Forum (@AAF) continues to grow, hiring Marisol Garibay (@Garibaym3) as Deputy Communications Director.

Today the American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new primer on the Unemployment Insurance system (UI).  The primer offers an explanation and definition…

American Action Forum (@AAF) President Douglas Holtz-Eakin will today testify in front of the House Committee on Education and Workforce - Subcommittee…

WASHINGTON -- American Action Forum (@AAF) President Douglas Holtz-Eakin will today testify in front of the House Financial Services Committee on the topic…

Proposal Would Save Students Up to $1,413 Over the Life of Their Loan; Save Taxpayers $4 Billion Over Next Decade 

WASHINGTON, DC - More than 110 influential conservative economists released an open letter to Congressional leadership today supporting immigration reform…

WASHINGTON – The American Action Forum (AAF) today released a study outlining the channels for immigration reform to translate in to better economic…

WASHINGTON – The American Action Forum (@AAF) and Progressive Policy Institute (@PPI) today released a joint paper outlining common-sense guidelines…

All -You've surely heard a lot about the potential impacts of going over the fiscal cliff. But what will it do to the financial markets?

NOTE:If investors start to doubt that a deal will be reached, the consequences could prove severe and difficult to reverse. Such doubts could spark broad…

WASHINGTON - A new analysis from the American Action Forum finds that going over the fiscal cliff would not only have an effect on unemployment, but also…

Report:Health Care Law Imposes $27 Billion in Costs on Private Sector, StatesFree EnterpriseSean Hackbarth

Obamacare: $27.6 Billion in New RegulationsWashington Free BeaconFree Beacon Staff

Conservative think tank says health law compliance has cost $27 billionThe HillSam BakerOctober 10, 2012http://bit.ly/Tw0yfH  New regulations under President…

Overnight Money: Donovan talks housing recovery.The Hill:By: Vikki Needham & Bernie BeckerHyperlinkLet's get together and talk about the housing market: Housing…

Cost of Regulations Under Obama: $488 BillionWeekly StandardDaniel HalperSeptember 19, 2012

PHOENIX – The American Action Forum released today a study examining the current state of the housing market in Arizona and an analysis of the policies…

What policies would President Obama implement in a second term?  On regulatory policy, it’s clear, major rules are already at the White House waiting…

WASHINGTON – A new paper by Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Forum expert Andrew Winkler shows that the recovery of the housing market will likely…

WASHINGTON - Supreme Court insiders now believe there is a better than 50-50 chance that the Supreme Court will strike the individual mandate from the…

Finds Tax Disproportionately Affects Small Business; Could Lead to Significant Job Loss

THE U.S. HOUSING RECOVERY: LESSONS FROM NEVADAAmerican Action Forum Hosts Panel Discussion in Las Vegas FeaturingFormer Bush and Obama Administration OfficialsWASHINGTON…

Brief Highlights Flawed Justification For Individual Mandate

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement in response to The Preside

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s 2012 State of the…

WASHINGTON – The American Action Forum today released its first ever Year in Review, an analysis of policies proposed and enacted in 2011 and a look…

WASHINGTON – The American Action Forum today filed an amicus brief in the Supreme Court for the case on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection…

WASHINGTON - American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement in response to news the unemployment rate for the month…

WASHINGTON – The American Action Forum today filed an amicus brief signed by 102 economists, including two Nobel laureates and former senior government…

The American Action Forum and the New Hampshire Institute of Politics recently hosted Arthur Laffer, a former economic adviser to President Ronald Reagan…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement after the House of Representatives rejected a plan to…

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum today released a report by Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Annie Hsaio, the Forum’s Director of Education…

WASHINGTON- American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement in response to reports that negotiations between super…

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum will host a panel discussion entitled "Income Growth and Inequality: What is the Reality?" on Monday, November 7…

Washington - Join Mississippi Governor and Republican Governors Association Policy Chairman, Haley Barbour and American Action Forum President Douglas…

Washington - The American Action Forum will host a discussion on the future of U.S. trade policy on Thursday October 20, from 12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. at…

WASHINGTON - The American Action Forum will host a discussion on U.S. regulatory burden on Tuesday October 25, from 10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. in the Capitol…

The American Action Forum and the American Enterprise Institute Host a

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum and the American Enterprise Institute will host a discussion about accountability as it relates to the reauthorization…

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum today announced it will host an event titled “Are Investment Incentives Necessary in Corporate Tax Reform” on…

WASHINGTON- American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today had the following response to President Obama's deficit speech: Click the image…

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum, Employment Policies Institute, and e21: Economic Policies for the 21st Century will host a discussion on the health…

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum, Employment Policies Institute, and e21: Economic Policies for the 21st Century will host a discussion on the health…

WASHINGTON- The American Action Forum today announced it will host a jobs summit titled "Changing Course: A Discussion on How to Turn the Economy Around"…

WASHINGTON– In advance of President Obama’s jobs address and the kick-off of football season, watch American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin’s…

WASHINGTON- In advance of President Obama's jobs address and the kick-off of football season, watch American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin's…

WASHINGTON - American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today unveiled his "Principles for Effective Jobs Plans." In anticipation of President…

Washington - The American Action Forum today announced an event titled "What Would Pro-Growth Tax Reform Look Like?" The event will center on comprehensive…

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Tomorrow the American Action Forum and U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-WY), Susan Collins (R-ME), Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX), Olympia…

Washington, DC - American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin today called on Senate leadership to prevent fee diversion in the United States Patent…

Washington, DC – American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement in response to the June unemployment report:

Washington, DC - American Action Forum President Doug Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement in response to the June unemployment report: 

What: There is a growing consensus in Washington that now is the time for comprehensive corporate tax reform. Such reform, if enacted, could easily be…

Ever since the 2010 elections there has been much discussion about big, centralized government. Conservatives, libertarians and Tea Party activists alike…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement after sending a letter to President Barack Obama…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement after releasing a white paper titled “Moving…

WASHINGTON – The American Action Forum today announced the agenda for an event on Medicaid reform titled “Achieving Meaningful Medicaid Reform”…

WASHINGTON - American Action Network President Brian Walsh and American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement…

WASHINGTON – American Action Network President Brian Walsh and American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement…

Principles for Medicaid Reform

June 6, 2011

In a new paper out today, Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Michael Ramlet, and Carey Lafferty outline the tenets of sound Medicaid reform: Medicaid desperately needs…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today issued the following statement after outlining core principles for Medicaid…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin today issued the followingstatement after signing a statement with more than 150 economists…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement after filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals…

WASHINGTON – American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin issued the following statement after the Forum released “Rebuilding Our Nation’s…