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South Carolina bills involve independent ethics investigations

...spending violations. He subsequently pleaded guilty and resigned from office in October. That case bypassed the House Ethics Committee, as Wilson directly took an ethics complaint against Harrell. The state Supreme Court earlier this year affirmed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-10/south-carolina-bills-involve-
SLED releases investigative report on former speaker

...his campaign nearly $23,000 in 2012 after questions into how he spent donations. At the time, he told the House Ethics Committee he put the money back into his account because he misplaced receipts. But un-redacted credit card statements obtained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-25/sled-releases-investig
Rep. Broun says unaware of ethics slip

...Senate seat.The report was forwarded to the House Ethics Committee on July 31. On Wednesday, the committee leadership...Broun said he is "fully cooperating with the House Ethics Committee and will continue to do so throughout their review...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-10-31/rep-broun-says-unaware-ethics-s
Suspended South Carolina speaker being released on charges

...prosecutor tried to intimidate him during the investigation.A lower court halted the investigation, saying the House Ethics Committee first needed to review an ethics complaint before forwarding the case to Wilson. The state Supreme Court disagreed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-29/suspended-south-caroli
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley hopeful Legislature will pass ethics reform

...own members.Haley, whose 2012 clearing by the House Ethics Committee renewed public calls for ethics reform, has since...The ethics case against Harrell did not go to the House Ethics Committee. Attorney General Alan Wilson directly accepted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/south-carolina-gov-nikki
South Carolina's newest third party launches ballot initiative

...Ard resigned and pleaded guilty to campaign-spending violations, while Gov. Nikki Haley was cleared by the House Ethics Committee of allegations she illegally lobbied for two employers while in the House. Since then, at least three current...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-25/south-carolina
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misconduct charges related to campaign money violations

...Wilson to take the case directly, arguing the House Ethics Committee could not possibly be impartial. Landess' complaint...lower court halted the investigation, saying the House Ethics Committee first needed to review an ethics complaint before...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-09-10/sc-house-speaker-bobby
Barrow eases into fall campaign

...from his hometown of Augusta," he said.Barrow and his congressional staff closely follow guidelines from the House Ethics Committee to ensure his re-election doesn't benefit from any taxpayer funding, Carbo said. Those rules permit congressional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-05/barrow-eases-f
SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell says state grand jury investigation has ended

...state police, he noted Landess had brought to his attention possible conflicts of interest with any review by the House Ethics Committee ? an argument both she and Crangle made for months as they considered filing a complaint.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-08-16/sc-house-speaker-bobby-harrel
South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...mean there was evidence of criminal activity."The complaint in this case ... should have been taken to the House Ethics Committee," Stepp said. "We don't have any evidence in this case that the grand jury was acting with respect to information...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/south-carolina-supreme-court-