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 optio ...
COLUMBIA – Senator Ray Cleary’s gas tax hike bill, S. 523, was debated last night in the Senate Finance Committee, and Americans for Prosperity-South Carolina says it includes a never-ending tax hike. The Cleary bill not only includes a 60% gas tax hike, but also an indexing mechanism – a fancy word for a never-ending gas tax hike. […]
COLUMBIA – As hearings begin today on gas tax hike proposals in the House and Senate, Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina is announcing opposition to both S. 523 and H. 3579. The group says both bills would increase costs at the pump and continue to divert gas tax dollars to wasteful mass transit projects, like light rail and […]
Group says Rep. Atwater’s amendment protects taxpayers by stopping half-billion-dollar debt. COLUMBIA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina is urging the House to adopt Budget Amendment 51, an improvement measure introduced by Rep. Todd Atwater that would eliminate a half-billion dollar ($500,000,000) bond bill and ultimately protect South Carolina taxpayers from additional debt service payments. “The […]
Sixth district citizens to have conversation about gas tax hike, fiscal policy with key senator. GREENVILLE – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a Town Hall meeting with state Senator Mike Fair in Greenville this evening to have a conversation about a potential gas tax hike and other state tax policies. The group […]
Loftis agrees with AFP: no new gas tax hike. COLUMBIA – Americans for Prosperity (AFP) South Carolina will host a citizen Lobby Day for folks from across the state to personally visit their state legislators and urge them to vote “NO” on any gas tax hike. Joining them will be South Carolina State Treasurer Curtis […]