Legislative Alerts

Regulatory Reform – Spirit License

April 14, 2015

Jane is planning her annual family reunion on Saturday.  The forecast is 80 degrees with clear skies – a perfect day to kick off the spring season.  She’s at the grocery store with her three kids (aged 10 months, 3 and 5 years old).  Like most moms, she has miraculously managed to purchase everything on […]

Gas Tax Hike 2015

April 02, 2015

Legislators on the South Carolina House Ways and Means Committee are trying to make a “smoke and mirrors” bill that adds up to a 60% gas tax hike easier to swallow by attaching some pitiful income tax relief and calling it “reform.”   Unfortunately for us as taxpayers, reform is far from the truth, and we […]

Mississippi Income Tax

March 09, 2015

Mississippi could prove to be more than just an occasional foe in college football.  Last week, the Mississippi House of Representatives, with bipartisan support, passed a bill to phase out the state income tax.  Should this bill pass the state Senate and be signed into law by the governor, yet another state will pass South […]

Gas Tax Hike

March 05, 2015

Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina wants to be a part of a solution to fix our roads.  However, with the talk of higher gas taxes, comes the talk of more extra-curricular funding for pet projects within the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT).  Charleston’s largest newspaper, the Post and Courier, boasted about the $258,000 […]

Pseudoephedrine

March 02, 2015

We have all been there.  My nose is running.  My husband has a sore throat.  The kids are germ incubators from school.  It’s not the flu, but we just all want something to make us feel better to get through school or work.  If H. 3160 a new regulation proposed by the legislature was passed, […]