Legislative Alerts

Medicaid expansion under Obamacare

August 04, 2015

In years past, after the legislative session came to a close, liberals in the Statehouse took to the stump to dredge up Medicaid expansion under Obamacare.  What is most sad and disturbing this year, as cited in this Associated Press article, is the use of Senator Pinckney’s untimely and tragic death as an excuse to […]

Road to Reform

July 29, 2015

Each month, our sister organization Americans for Prosperity Foundation – South Carolina hosts “Pancakes and Policy (P&P).”   P&P is an informal breakfast event where the public can hear from community leaders about important issues facing our state.   A few weeks ago our guest was state Senator Tom Davis (R-Beaufort) and the topic was transportation reform. […]

Here We Go Again: SC Congressman Proposes Gas Tax Hike

July 13, 2015

Just when we thought we had seen and heard enough about a gas tax hike here in South Carolina, United States Congressman Tom Rice (SC-7) has introduced a bill that includes a 54% federal gas tax hike.  The current federal tax for each gallon of gasoline is 18.4-cents.  Rep. Rice, a Republican from Horry County, […]

Governor Haley’s Vetoes

July 06, 2015

Acting on Governor Haley’s vetoes will be one of the issues the General Assembly will take up this week when they reconvene. While we were critical of her at times during the gas tax hike debate, Americans for Prosperity commends Gov. Haley for vetoing dozens of pork projects that would cost South Carolina taxpayers millions […]

Surplus Provides More Reasoning to Reform SCDOT

May 28, 2015

With just a few days left in the legislative session for this year, politicians and special interests are still screaming for a gas tax hike on Palmetto State families and businesses. But Americans for Prosperity South Carolina is still steadfastly opposed to any gas tax hike. We have held firm for motorists, and finally it […]