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Consultant pleads guilty in ethics case involving Paul Broun

...and staff and recommends further action to the House Ethics Committee.According to court papers filed last week, O'Donnell...for Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash.The House Ethics Committee said last year it will not appoint a special panel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-09-08/consultant-pleads-guilty-ethi
SC's Harrell used wrong funds to pay lawyers

COLUMBIA - The House Ethics Committee says former Speaker Bobby Harrell improperly paid his attorneys last year with campaign money and therefore must hand over $113...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-09-01/scs-harrell-used-wrong-funds
House Ethics Committee gives Harrell more time to challenge demand that he pay money to state

COLUMBIA - The House Ethics Committee agreed Monday to give former House Speaker Bobby Harrell more time to challenge its demand that he pay nearly $113,500 to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-11-02/house-ethics-committee-gives-harrel
Haley: 'My dreams for South Carolina know no bounds'

...for flights to Argentina to visit his mistress.But it was Haley's own clearing by the then-GOP-dominated House Ethics Committee in 2012 that renewed the push for ethics reform. The legislative committee dismissed allegations Haley illegally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-14/haley-my-dreams-south-ca
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-
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
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
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-