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February 27, 2015

One of the biggest threats to energy affordability and reliability in South Carolina is the EPA’s new proposed rule on power plants. Thankfully, our state legislature has an opportunity to push back. Representative Joshua Putnam introduced H.3707, the Reliable, Affordable, and Safe Power Act (RASP Act) this week in the South Carolina House of Representatives.  […]

Bond Bill

February 25, 2015

For the first time in 15 years the South Carolina House Ways and Means Committee passed a “Bond Bill” last week.  Legislators are doing an “end-around” on their constitutional duty of balancing the budget each year by burdening future taxpayers with a large amount of debt and debt service payments. These smoke and mirror schemes […]

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AFP South Carolina to Host Town Hall Meeting w/ Sen. Mike Fair

February 23, 2015

Sixth district citizens to have conversation about gas tax hike, fiscal policy with key senator. GREENVILLE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a Town Hall meeting with state Senator Mike Fair in Greenville this evening to have a conversation about a potential gas tax hike and other state tax policies. The group […]

TUES: State Treasurer Loftis to Speak at “No Gas Tax” Lobby Day

February 09, 2015

Loftis agrees with AFP: no new gas tax hike. COLUMBIA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a citizen Lobby Day for folks from across the state to personally visit their state legislators and urge them to vote “NO” on any gas tax hike.  Joining them will be South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis […]

AFP South Carolina to Host “No Gas Tax Hike” Lobby Day

February 06, 2015

Citizens from across the state to urge their legislators to oppose any gas tax hike COLUMBIA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a citizen Lobby Day on February 10 to help folks from across the state personally visit their lawmakers and urge them to vote “NO” on any gas tax hike. Interested […]

AFP-SC on SOTU: Congress Should Focus on Reforms, Not More Gov’t

January 20, 2015

Group says SC delegation should look to their Reform America 2015 agenda. COLUMBIA – The South Carolina chapter of Americans for Prosperity, the state’s foremost grassroots advocate for economic freedom, says Congress should follow the organization’s federal road map, rather than the same failed policies President Obama offered in his State of the Union address. View AFP’s […]

Times Examiner Touts AFP’s Role in Defeating Tax Hike

November 19, 2014

A tax increase referendum in Greenville, South Carolina was effectively shot down with a 2-1 ratio of opposition – supporters. Read more here. Initially, the Greenville Chamber and other business and special interests began a massive effort to convince the voters of Greenville County to approve the ordinance that would add a penny to the […]

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