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Ex-DOT commissioner Hardee was dealmaker for program that collected state money, funded political campaigns

July 19, 2019

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By RICK BRUNDRETT Update: 8/8/2019 – The S.C. Attorney General’s Office in a letter to the State Law Enforcement Division asked SLED to “conclude the preliminary inquiry” of John Hardee so that the office could “review the allegations for any possible state violations,” noting that Hardee’s federal case was “resolved.” The letter did not provide […]

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Controversial DOT commissioner paid by trade group for ‘consulting’ work with public agencies

February 14, 2018

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By RICK BRUNDRETT A state transportation commissioner with ties to an advertising company that has a lucrative Department of Transportation contract also is a paid consultant with a lobbying trade group that receives thousands of dollars annually from other public agencies. Public and private entities eligible for public service announcements (PSAs) have paid the Outdoor […]

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