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AFP Will Hold Rally to Announce Opposition to 17% Sales Tax Hike

Greenville – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a rally with activists, elected officials and community leaders tomorrow to announce the organization’s opposition to the 17% local option sales tax hike.  The tax hike has potentially devastating effects Greenville County’s economy.  Undoubtedly, the 17% tax hike will increase the cost of living and […]


Opposition Growing to 17% Sales Tax Hike Ballot Question

September 15, 2014 J

More Greenville Community Organizations Announce Opposition to Tax Hike Greenville – More Greenville community organizations have joined with Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina to oppose the 17% sales tax hike ballot question this November.  Americans for Constitutional Government, Greenville County Taxpayers Association, Greenville County Tea Party and the Greenville County Republican Liberty Caucus all cite the […]

Energy Exploration is Exactly What the Doctor Ordered

September 02, 2014

Last week, The Greenville News published a lengthy article looking at energy exploration off our coast.  In AFP South Carolina’s opinion, energy exploration is exactly what the doctor ordered.  Allowing for energy exploration off the coast of South Carolina could bring tremendous job growth, add revenue, and make our state a better place to live, […]

Americans for Prosperity to Open Field Office in Lowcountry

June 30, 2014

MT. PLEASANT – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will be celebrating the opening of their new Lowcountry field office in Mt. Pleasant on Monday, June 30th at 6:00pm.  The “Grand Opening” event is open to all individuals who would like to learn how to become more active in the nation’s premiere grassroots, free market […]

AFP Applauds State Senators for Sustaining Veto on Pay Raise

June 20, 2014

Columbia – Today, the state Senate voted 32-10 to sustain Gov. Nikki Haley’s veto of legislative pay hikes.  Americans for Prosperity applauds those 32 who voted to sustain the veto and had the taxpayer’s best interest at heart. “The majority of the state Senate did the right thing, sustained Gov. Haley’s veto for legislative pay […]

AFP Urges Legislature to Veto Wasteful Budget Spending

June 17, 2014 J

Columbia – Today, the state legislature will vote, in a line item fashion, to sustain or override Gov. Haley’s vetoes. Americans for Prosperity found some interesting examples of truly wasteful spending and urges the legislature to sustain the following vetoes: “Taxpayer-funded Nature Trail” – $150,000 The Palmetto Conservation Foundation nature trail sounds like a phenomenal […]