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Liberal policies hurt us

...arrogantly bragging about. Perhaps the "stupid Americans" he was referring to are liberals, the news media and then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said "we have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it."At what point of suffering...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-12-13/liberal-policies-hurt-us
South Carolina bills involve independent ethics investigations

...its members.Efforts to strengthen the state's ethics law were renewed in September by the indictment of former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on misdemeanor campaign spending violations. He subsequently pleaded guilty and resigned from office...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-12-10/south-carolina-bills-involve-
Sweepstakes operators plead guilty to federal charges

...donations from the sweepstakes industry to politicians in 2012.The campaigns of North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis and Senate leader Phil Berger have given thousands of dollars in donations to charities linked to an Oklahoma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-06/sweepstakes-operators-
SLED releases investigative report on former speaker

COLUMBIA - The State Law En forcement Division released a heavily redacted version of its report on former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on Tuesday, offering details into prosecutors' case against the politician.The 11-term House veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-11-25/sled-releases-investig
Across the region

...ties with former speakerCHARLESTON, S.C. - State Farm says it is ending its affiliation with former South Carolina House Speaker Bob by Harrell after 34 years.Harrell said he learned his contract was being ended in a letter left on his doorstep...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-14/across-region
Memorabilia brokers could be fined if bill passes

...Georgia running back Todd Gurley for his autograph.The bill has the same number as Gurley's jersey at the request of House Speaker David Ralston, according to the sponsor, Rep. Barry Fleming, R-Harlem.Fleming discussed his idea with the speaker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-11-20/memorabilia-brokers-could
Rants & Raves

...Walton Way and Jackson Road? What a great way to spend our tax dollars, another great example of total incompetence. HOUSE SPEAKER JOHN Boehner appears to have forgotten to file his lawsuit to stop Obama's dictatorship. RANTS TO HARLEY Drew on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-11/rants-raves
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley hopeful Legislature will pass ethics reform

...Legislature next year.The newly re-elected Republican governor said the Legislature feels pressure following former House Speaker Bobby Harrell's guilty plea to campaign spending violations. As part of his plea deal, the Charleston Republican...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/south-carolina-gov-nikki
South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell pleads guilty, resigns

COLUMBIA - Former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell avoided jail time but lost the seat he has held for more than 20 years after he pleaded guilty Thursday to six campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-10-23/south-carolina-house-s
South Carolina's newest third party launches ballot initiative

...misdemeanors and three others face charges. Only felony convictions automatically remove someone from office. This month, House Speaker Bobby Harrell became the latest legislator indicted. He faces misdemeanor charges of using campaign donations for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-09-25/south-carolina