Legislative Alerts


February 27, 2015

One of the biggest threats to energy affordability and reliability in South Carolina is the EPA’s new proposed rule on power plants. Thankfully, our state legislature has an opportunity to push back. Representative Joshua Putnam introduced H.3707, the Reliable, Affordable, and Safe Power Act (RASP Act) this week in the South Carolina House of Representatives.  […]

Bond Bill

February 25, 2015

For the first time in 15 years the South Carolina House Ways and Means Committee passed a “Bond Bill” last week.  Legislators are doing an “end-around” on their constitutional duty of balancing the budget each year by burdening future taxpayers with a large amount of debt and debt service payments. These smoke and mirror schemes […]

Thank You Nikki Haley

January 15, 2015

Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina would like to take a moment to thank Governor Nikki Haley for putting together an executive budget that does not raise taxes on hard-working South Carolinians. We are well aware of the challenges that we will face in 2015, particularly with a strong push for a gas tax hike […]

Speaker Jay Lucas

January 12, 2015

Americans for Prosperity – South Carolina would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the newly elected Speaker of the House, Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Darlington).  We are excited for the opportunity to work with new leadership and a different governing perspective in the South Carolina House of Representatives. Speaker Lucas has mentioned in several articles, […]

Tax Reform – Low Expectations

November 20, 2014

A recent article in the State discussed how regional economists predict “slow, steady growth” for South Carolina in the near future.  While some may see this is a positive indicator, Americans for Prosperity South Carolina feels slow economic growth is nothing to cheer about.  Unfortunately, some have accepted the mediocre, stagnant economy that we are […]