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Lame Ducks Amuck

Even though the elections are over, don’t let 2014’s Lame-Duck Session take you by surprise. This is the time of year when elected officials pass harmful, short-sighted legislation because they feel less obligated to act in their constituents’ best interests. Take the time to tell your representatives to vote against Lame-Duck issues now!

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Times Examiner Touts AFP’s Role in Defeating Tax Hike

November 19, 2014 J

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 J

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 “Defeat the Greenville Sales Tax Hike Victory Party”

October 22, 2014 J,

GREENVILLE – AFP will host the “Defeat the Greenville Sales Tax Hike Victory Party” for activists and supporters on Election night at Tommy’s Country Ham House in Greenville.  Results of the county sales tax hike ballot question will be live-streamed at the party and brief remarks will be made after the results have been made […]