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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 […]


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 […]

Income Tax Elimination Gains Momentum

June 11, 2014

Voters Overwhelmingly Support Ballot Initiative Ending Income Tax Columbia – Momentum is building to eliminate the state personal income tax.  Last week, Gov. Haley stated she would be in favor of retiring the penalizing tax and yesterday Republicans overwhelmingly supported a ballot measure that would do the same. “Eliminating the income tax would create more […]

AFP Calls on Gov. Haley to Veto Wasteful Budget Spending

June 04, 2014

Columbia – The legislature officially sent the FY 2015 budget to Gov. Haley for her approval today.  While many in Columbia clamored for higher taxes and more spending, they neglected to look inside their own budget to make government more efficient or, heaven forbid, let taxpayers keep more of their hard-earned money.  Buried deep inside […]