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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

Help us cut spending now!

June 12, 2014

For years, politicians seeking political office have promised to control Washington’s out-of-control spending. But sadly, many fail to deliver on this promise. Americans have been thrifty and cut expenses in these weak economic times; it’s time for Washington to do the same. Federal spending and the national debt continue to skyrocket because of Congress and [...]

June 12, 2014

The Export-Import Bank interferes with the economy by providing billions of dollars in loans to politically-connected companies overseas. Even worse, these loans are paid for by your hard-earned tax dollars. This exactly the kind of government meddling in the economy that free-market advocates should reject! The future of the Export-Import Bank — and whether or [...]

Eliminating the Income Tax

June 11, 2014

South Carolina could be in for more economic prosperity and growth in the near future.  Last week, Governor Haley revealed that she is in favor of eliminating the state personal income tax and yesterday Republicans overwhelming supported a ballot measure to do the same.  Americans for Prosperity South Carolina applauds Governor Haley’s for these comments. [...]

RETIRE THE INCOME TAX!

June 09, 2014

Tell Senate Finance Chair Hugh Leatherman to support Senator Katrina Shealy’s recently introduced bill, S. 901, which will eliminate the income tax and improve our state. Here’s how we will benefit from tax reform: Empower working families: Put money back in the pockets of hard-working families Streamline state government: less bureaucracy, less red tape, and [...]