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House vote to implement a bag tax

On February 7, 2018, liberal left wing tree huggers tried to implement a tax on plastic bags and Styrofoam containers in a thinly veiled attempt to force you to stop using them. A Republican, Mike Pitts, introduced this piece of legislation. Representatives below voted against killing the bag tax. Bill Bowers [email protected] (803) 632-5755 Wendy Brawley [email protected] (803) 429-3106 Robert L. Brown [email protected] (843) 889-8835 Gary Clary [email protected] (864) 415-0886 Bill

House vote to pass Base Load Review

The act that allowed utilities to charge customers for two now failed reactors in Jenkinsville, SC was passed in 2007. This legislation, the Base Load Review Act, passed both chambers  with overwhelming support in less than 3 months with no regard to how this bill would impact South Carolinians. Now, 10 years later, energy consumers have seen their rates skyrocket and both SCE&G and Santee Cooper have pulled out of

Senate Override of the Gas Tax Veto

On May 10, 2017 the SC Senate overrode Governor McMaster’s veto of the gas tax increase. This massive tax hike increases the taxes and fees on South Carolinian’s by hundreds of dollars a year and does not guarantee our roads will be repaired. The senators, listed below, that voted to override the veto did so saying that they, “had fixed the roads” and accomplished, “real reform at the Department of Transportation.”

House Override of the Gas Tax Veto

On May 10, 2017 the SC House of Representatives overrode Governor McMaster’s veto of the gas tax increase. This massive tax hike increases the taxes and fees on South Carolinian’s by hundreds of dollars a year and does not guarantee our roads will be repaired. The legislators, listed below, that voted to override the veto did so saying that they, “had fixed the roads” and accomplished, “real reform at the Department