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Road to Reform

July 29, 2015

Each month, our sister organization Americans for Prosperity Foundation – South Carolina hosts “Pancakes and Policy (P&P).”   P&P is an informal breakfast event where the public can hear from community leaders about important issues facing our state.   A few weeks ago our guest was state Senator Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) and the topic was transportation reform. […]

Here We Go Again: SC Congressman Proposes Gas Tax Hike

July 13, 2015

Just when we thought we had seen and heard enough about a gas tax hike here in South Carolina, United States Congressman Tom Rice (SC-7) has introduced a bill that includes a 54% federal gas tax hike.  The current federal tax for each gallon of gasoline is 18.4-cents.  Rep. Rice, a Republican from Horry County, […]

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Americans for Prosperity “Baffled” by Rep. Rice’s Gas Tax Swap Bill

July 22, 2015

Group says South Carolina has already rejected gas tax hikes, needs spending fixes. MYRTLE BEACH — The South Carolina chapter of Americans for Prosperity says they are “baffled” by Rep. Tom Rice’s (SC-7) decision to introduce a bill in Congress that includes a 54% federal gas tax hike, on top of taxes already paid at the […]

AFP to Honor “Prosperity Protectors” Who Opposed Gas Tax Hikes

June 25, 2015

Hundreds of activists will be on hand to celebrate session successes in Greenville. GREENVILLE — Hundreds of Americans for Prosperity volunteers are gathering in Greenville to celebrate the work they accomplished over the course of the legislative session, most importantly, defeating a gas tax hike. They’ll also honor several lawmakers who were “Prosperity Protectors” during the […]

ICYMI: Greenville Locals Line Up to Avoid Gas Tax at the Pump

April 30, 2015

Greenville, S.C. — The South Carolina chapter of Americans for Prosperity covered the gas tax bill for many Greenville commuters this morning, and drivers were eager to line up at Eagles Gas Station when they saw prices as low as $1.88/gallon. The group put on the event in order to highlight just how much of the prices at […]

ICYMI: Greenville Locals Line Up to Avoid Gas Tax at the Pump

April 29, 2015

Many were shocked by low, tax-free prices, called lawmakers to urge opposition to more hikes. Greenville, S.C. — The South Carolina chapter of Americans for Prosperity covered the gas tax bill for many Greenville commuters this morning, and drivers were eager to line up at Eagles Gas Station when they saw prices as low as $1.88/gallon. The group […]

ADVISORY: AFP to Pay Gas Tax for Greenville Commuters Wednesday

April 28, 2015

GREENVILLE — Americans for Prosperity-South Carolina will be at a Greenville gas station this week, paying the gas tax burden for hard-working commuters in order to highlight how much the gas tax costs drivers in the state, and reinforce the argument against another tax hike. The first event will take place in Greenville at Eagles […]

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