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Not What You Ordered?

April 24, 2014, 10:55 a.m. by Robert Ariail Ashley Landess

The South Carolina General Assembly allows colleges to do whatever they want – until it affects the career ambitions of one of their own. Ashley Landess explains.

House Speaker Reveals Little about ‘Legislative’ Expenses

April 23, 2014, 7:36 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

Since January 2011, S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell has used $150,000 in campaign funds for various expenses that he has labeled in campaign disclosure reports as “legislative,” a review by The Nerve found.

S.C. Taxpayer Tab for ‘Army Wives’: $37 Million-Plus

April 21, 2014, 7 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

The reality cable television shows “Southern Charm,” “Welcome to Myrtle Manor,” and “Party Down South” were each produced in South Carolina without direct handouts from S.C. taxpayers, according to the state’s tourism agency.

Judicial Income-Disclosure Forms Reveal Little Information

April 16, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

If you’re going to experience the court system in South Carolina, chances are it will be in either magistrate or municipal court.

House Members Stand by Embattled Speaker

April 14, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

It appears that arguably the most powerful lawmaker in the S.C. General Assembly would hold his title if his colleagues voted today.

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Not What You Ordered?

April 24, 2014, 10:55 a.m. by Robert Ariail Ashley Landess

The South Carolina General Assembly allows colleges to do whatever they want – until it affects the career ambitions of one of their own. Ashley Landess explains.

House Speaker Reveals Little about ‘Legislative’ Expenses

April 23, 2014, 7:36 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

Since January 2011, S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell has used $150,000 in campaign funds for various expenses that he has labeled in campaign disclosure reports as “legislative,” a review by The Nerve found.

S.C. Taxpayer Tab for ‘Army Wives’: $37 Million-Plus

April 21, 2014, 7 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

The reality cable television shows “Southern Charm,” “Welcome to Myrtle Manor,” and “Party Down South” were each produced in South Carolina without direct handouts from S.C. taxpayers, according to the state’s tourism agency.

Judicial Income-Disclosure Forms Reveal Little Information

April 16, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

If you’re going to experience the court system in South Carolina, chances are it will be in either magistrate or municipal court.

House Members Stand by Embattled Speaker

April 14, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

It appears that arguably the most powerful lawmaker in the S.C. General Assembly would hold his title if his colleagues voted today.

S.C. House Proposes New Prosecution Powers for Lawmakers

April 10, 2014, 7:15 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

In what critics describe as an unconstitutional power grab, the S.C. House on Wednesday quietly introduced legislation that would give lawmakers the authority to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate criminal violations of state ethics laws by the governor, attorney general and other executive-branch officials.

S.C. DOT Pumps Millions into D.C.-Based Nonprofit

April 9, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

Janet Oakley – Gov. Nikki Haley’s choice to lead the S.C. Department of Transportation – can thank the state transportation agency for helping her to stay for years in the high-paying job she plans to leave for the Palmetto state.

S.C. Funeral Board Shuts Lid on Casket-Sale Competition

April 7, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

In November, a task force appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley and charged with reviewing business regulations in South Carolina, recommended, among other things, that the state repeal laws dealing with the permitting of retail casket sales.

New Legal Twist Emerges in Harrell Ethics Case

April 4, 2014, 7:03 p.m. by Rick Brundrett

There apparently will be a Round 2 in the court battle between S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson and state House Speaker Bobby Harrell, who is trying to stop Wilson from handling his ethics case before the state grand jury.

Haley Receives Gifts Totaling Tens of Thousands of Dollars

April 2, 2014, 8 a.m. by Rick Brundrett

Last year, Gov. Nikki Haley took trips reimbursed by others totaling nearly $47,000 and accepted other gifts collectively valued at more than $45,000, according to her annual income-disclosure statement filed this week with the State Ethics Commission.