In 1999, when Senator David Thomas was halfway through his legislative career, our retirement system’s unfunded liabilities were less than $200 million dollars. Since then the combined unfunded liabilities of our retirement systems have ballooned to over $20 billion. Senator Thomas did nothing to help solve the problem and actually voted to make it worse.
In 2002, Senator Thomas and other lawmakers passed S. 163 that allowed only legislators to begin taking their retirement while still in office.
In 2005, Senator Thomas began taking advantage of the special perk which allowed him to take home three times as much as other legislators.
Today, SC Club for Growth PAC announced its “Two Faced Thomas” education effort, intended to highlight the fact that Greenville’s Senator David Thomas is taking advantage of hardworking taxpayers.
Learn more by watching the video at www.twofacedthomas.com.