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Senate Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on School Choice

This coming Thursday, a special Senate Subcommittee will hold a hearing to determine public support for school choice in South Carolina. Earlier this year, the Senate determined to put off voting on comprehensive school choice legislation until they had the opportunity to determine public support for parental choice in education. A special subcommittee was appointed [...]


Medicaid Expansion

September 09, 2014

A recent article in The State gave the impression that states that rejected Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion made a poor decision.  Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina could not disagree more, and we applaud the General Assembly and the Governor for having the wisdom to reject this reckless and dangerous policy. That’s because expanding Medicaid would [...]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014 J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. [...]

Energy Exploration

August 22, 2014

Americans for Prosperity South Carolina believes that the road to economic freedom includes the ability for American businesses to explore and use our natural resources.  Despite the decline of production on federal lands, we are still an energy super power.  The United States has even been called “the Saudi Arabia of natural gas.”  AFP South [...]

More and Better Choices for Education

August 07, 2014

Americans for Prosperity South Carolina is committed to giving everyone a shot at the American Dream.  That’s why we advocate for parents to have more and better choices as it relates to their children’s education.  A child’s destiny should not be determined by their zip code, and if a family lives in a failing school [...]

Eliminate the State Personal Income Tax

July 25, 2014 J

Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina believes that eliminating the state personal income tax will make our state a better place to live, work and raise a family.  The income tax in South Carolina disproportionally penalizes success and hard work by imposing higher rates compared to the rest of the region and the country. For [...]