South Carolina lawmakers are about to get “lit up” for their willingness to raise taxes in a down economy, sources tell FITS.
Specifically, we’re hearing that a taxpayer advocacy group is preparing to launch a statewide mailing campaign challenging lawmakers’ on their votes to raise the state’s cigarette tax.
The House has already approved a 50-cent tax hike on each pack of cigarettes, and the Senate is set to vote on its own version of a 50-cent increase soon.
We’re endeavoring to get additional info – and a copy of the mailing, if possible.
Stay tuned …