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Haley Rejects Gas Tax Hike Proposal

Following up on her promise to reject any gasoline tax increases without offsetting decreases in the state’s income tax rate, Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) announced her plan to veto House Bill 3579 and Senate Bill 523.  As reported by the Charleston Regional Business Journal, “the House Ways and Means committee recently passed a proposal to raise the gas tax by 10 cents a gallon while the Senate proposal suggests a 12-cent increase.” In January, Haley announced her conditional support for a gas...

Climate Witch Hunt Is Bad For Science, Bad For Witch Hunters

Desperate times breed desperate measures, and for climate alarmists these are desperate times. There has been no measurable global warming for 18 years. The majority of polar bear populations are stable or growing; hurricane landfalls have been virtually nonexistent in the United States for a decade; cold temperature and snowfall records are being set daily (more than 2,600 cold temperature records were set or broken between February 19 and February 25 of this year alone); Antarctica is setting...

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