The American Action Forum is celebrating their Fifth Anniversary on April 21, 2015. The think tank has seen enormous growth over its five years of existence. This video tells the Forum's story.
AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin discusses three counterproductive policy responses to the economy's lackluster economic growth and no wage growth: raising the minimum wage, fast-tracking union elections, and accusing companies of taking advantage of the social safety net.
Distinguished business executive Carly Fiorina stopped by the AAF studio to talk about reining in big government and the Iran deal rewarding bad behavior.
Governor Bobby Jindal stopped by the AAF studio this week to talk foreign policy -- nuclear negotiations with Iran -- and Mardi Gras traditions in the great state of Louisiana.
The Affordable Care Act and its impact on people's taxes this year, explained in one minute by AAF Health Care Policy Director Christopher Holt.
Last Friday, Governor Rick Scott of Florida visited the American Action Forum and spent a few minutes in our studio sharing his Big Ideas on our Little Stool. He talked about his major economic policy initiative for 2015, the White House’s approach to ISIS and fighting terror, and… his favorite Florida theme park. Watch and RT here. Tweet, tweet – and stay tuned for the next installment of “Big Ideas on a Little Stool” – America’s biggest leaders sharing their big ideas with AAF.
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin joins AAF to kick off its new video series, "Big Ideas on a Little Stool," where he discusses the policy idea he is most excited about, his pick for the Super Bowl, and the upcoming release of the president’s budget.
American Action Forum President Douglas Holtz-Eakin answers four key questions on dynamic scoring:What is dynamic versus static scoring? How does "scoring" differ from forecasting? What does Congress learn from a dynamic score? Will dynamic scoring damage the budget process?
AAF President Douglas Holtz-Eakin Discusses the State of the Union on Fox News (January 20, 2015).
‘Tis the season for gifts and giving. The American Action Forum (@AAF) released a new video on the onerous regulations the administration has given the American people this year. From $8.8 billion for the EPA’s existing power plant carbon regulation to $10 billion in proposed Dodd-Frank rules, the administration has been hard at work decorating the tree with red tape and leaving a sleigh full of expensive new regulations for taxpayers to unwrap.