There is good news, bad news and worse news.
The good news is last night the Senate, in a historic vote, finally took up school choice. Although the amendment was defeated we finally know who supports the failed status quo system, and who wants to move South Carolina forward.
Senator Larry Grooms, who authored this amendment, explained how [...]
Washington, DC—South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan issued the following statement following the passage of H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, which approves the permitting for the Keystone XL Pipeline:
“Republicans and Democrats both realize that energy production creates jobs. That’s why it’s shocking that President Obama has taken a position too extreme for many members [...]
White Supremacist Serving on Nikki Haley’s Statewide Grassroots Steering Committee
Roan Garcia Quintana, Executive Director of the “Americans Have Had Enough Coalition” will be holding a press conference today with Sen. Tom Corbin and Rep. Mike Burns at the state house at 10am to oppose the S744, a federal immigration bill. A quick Google search will show that Mr. Garcia-Quintana is [...]
Governor Haley will be holding a press conference this morning and attached is a document to help you decode the Governor’s real position on ethics since her actions tell a far different story than her words.
Without ethical leaders, we’ll never have ethical government. The Governor has failed to meet the standard of conduct that South Carolinians [...]
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Mark Sanford rose to the floor to congratulate constituent Candice Glover, who last night won the title of ‘American Idol.’
“I have the pleasure of rising today to congratulate Lowcountry native and St. Helena Island’s own Candice Glover on winning the title of American Idol. She is the daughter of [...]
Once again Governor Nikki Haley has wasted taxpayer dollars by illegally using the state airplane for politics and flying her campaign staff around. Read more about it here.
We have seen time and time again that Nikki Haley cares more about expanding her political career than doing right by the taxpayers of this state.
(WASHINGTON, DC) – Today, Representative Mark Sanford rose to the floor during the debate on Obamacare Repeal. It was his first time addressing the House following his swearing-in yesterday.
“I rise with a chorus of others in this whole notion of repealing Obamacare, primarily because of its financial impact. At the end of the day, [...]
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Representative Mulvaney released the following statement regarding the IRS scandal:
“It is impossible to exaggerate the extent to which the Internal Revenue Service scandal should anger – and frighten – every one of us. No matter our ideology, moving forward all of us will now wonder if we are being targeted by this [...]
ATR President Grover Norquist sent the following letter to Senators in South Carolina in opposition to HB 3412, legislation being considered by the General Assembly. The proposal would raise the gas tax, and contains a number of other provisions which violate the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. The letter reads as follows:
Dear Members of the South Carolina Senate,
Charleston, SC - May 14, 2013 - Representative-elect Mark Sanford will be sworn into Congress tomorrow (Wednesday, May 15th) at approximately 5:15 p.m. The swearing in will take place in the U.S. House of Representatives chamber. The swearing in is open to press and public with appropriate ID/credentials.
Editor’s Note: The above communication does not necessarily reflect the editorial position of [...]
COLUMBIA – Today, Palmetto Policy Forum released the report, The #unAffordableCareAct: Why Medicaid Expansion is Bad Medicine for South Carolina. State Senator Larry Grooms (R-Berkeley) was on hand to receive the report and welcomed its timeliness to the Senate’s debate on the budget and expansion which is occurring this week.
Dr. Oran Smith, who penned the publication, said, [...]
Columbia, S.C.- In the past 24 hours, a South Carolina Tea Party group has come forward after being targeted by the IRS for nearly three years.
In September 2012, the IRS sent Laurens County Tea Party founder Dianne Belsom “a letter requesting extensive information about the group’s activities, including its Web site, Facebook page and other [...]