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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 […]

Issues

Offshore Drilling

September 24, 2014

Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina applauds the Palmetto Policy Forum and Congressman Jeff Duncan for the study they have produced regarding offshore energy exploration off the coast of South Carolina.  The Greenville News details the job creation and the revenue boom that offshore energy production would provide for our economy.  According to the study, […]

School Choice

September 24, 2014

The Post and Courier cannot seem to figure out why parents are taking their kids out of failing schools and moving them to higher performing schools.  Indeed, Charleston County School District politicians are amazed that families have actually utilized CCSD’s own policy that allows parents to move students to different schools within the district.  When […]

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 […]