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Thank You Nikki Haley

January 15, 2015

Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina would like to take a moment to thank Governor Nikki Haley for putting together an executive budget that does not raise taxes on hard-working South Carolinians. We are well aware of the challenges that we will face in 2015, particularly with a strong push for a gas tax hike […]

Speaker Jay Lucas

January 12, 2015

Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the newly elected Speaker of the House, Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Darlington).  We are excited for the opportunity to work with new leadership and a different governing perspective in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Speaker Lucas has mentioned in several articles, […]

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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 […]

Study Finds Eliminating State Personal Income Tax Would Create Over 60,000 Jobs

November 19, 2014

Citadel, CCU economists also find average household would save $2,200 annually COLUMBIA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina released a study today that examined the economic impact of eliminating the state personal income tax and the business personal property tax on machinery and equipment. The study, commissioned by AFP and performed by economics professors […]

Americans for Prosperity South Carolina Celebrate Defeat of Greenville Sales Tax Hike

November 05, 2014

Whopping Ballot Measure Defeat Shows Power of Grassroots Against Well-Funded Campaign GREENVILLE – Americans for Prosperity’s (AFP) South Carolina chapter is cheering the defeat of a ballot measure that would have increased the local sales tax by 17 percent. Despite being underfunded and facing multiple misleading claims by proponents of the measure, AFP activists were […]

AFP to Host Activist “GOTV (Get Out The Vote)” Phone Banks Opposing Sales Tax Hike

November 03, 2014

GREENVILLE – In the final days leading up to Tuesday’s election, AFP will host GOTV phone banks where local activists will be contacting their neighbors and urging them to vote “NO” on the Greenville County sales tax hike ballot question. Details for the event are below: What: AFP GOTV Phone Bank Opposing Sales Tax Hike […]

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