•  
  •  
Across the region

...other newsSOUTH CAROLINA'S HIGHEST court says that the state's top prosecutor has the authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell. The state Supreme Court said in a unanimous ruling Wednesday that Attorney General Alan Wilson properly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/across-region
South Carolina Supreme Court mulls case that pits Attorney General Alan Wilson against House Speaker Harrell

...court judge was right to halt an investigation into House Speaker Bobby Harrell because state prosecutors had presented...behavior here has been very strange to me."Harrell, House speaker since 2005, has characterized the allegations and investigation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-24/south-carolina-supreme-court-
South Carolina judge sides with 'robo-calls'

...political consultant was arrested in 2010 after robocalls comparing one female Democratic statehouse candidate to then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi were traced to him.One call asked listeners if a Democratic candidate should invite Pelosi to campaign...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/sc-judge-sides-robo-calls
Harrell raises South Carolina judicial independence questions

...ethics panel ? has the singular authority to investigate House Speaker Bobby Harrell.The justices' decision will have implications...allegations that Harrell ? a Charleston Re publican and House speaker since 2005 ? used his influence to get a permit for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-21/harrell-raises-sc-judici
Georgia bar wants Georgia House speaker investigated

...Georgia has asked for an investigation into Re pub lican House Speaker David Ralston.A petition filed in state Supreme Court...disbarment.Ralston spokesman Mar shall Guest said the House speaker vigorously defends his professional reputation and will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/georgia-bar-wants-house-speak
Ethics reform bill dies on last day of SC session

...outcry to force lawmakers to create an independent ethics panel. He said that may result from a pending case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell, whatever its outcome. Attorney General Alan Wilson sent allegations to the state grand jury that Harrell...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-19/ethics-reform-bill-dies-last-
Ideological purity or a stronger economy? Partisanship hurting progress

...bluntly put it, "It's hard to sell your economic agenda if they think you're going to deport their grandmother." House Speaker John Boehner has tried without success to get his House Republican colleagues to address immigration reform.Wrapping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2014-06-01/ideological-puri
SC high court blocks ruling during Harrell appeal

...Attorney General Alan Wilson had improperly empaneled a State Grand Jury to investigate corruption allegations against House Speaker Bobby Harrell.In his order, Manning said courts could not consider such a case against a lawmaker until a legislative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-05-22/sc-high-court-blocks-ruling-during-
Alan Wilson: Let case against Speaker Harrell continue during appeal

...Attorney General Alan Wilson this week has asked South Carolina's highest court to let him continue a case against House Speaker Bobby Harrell while Wilson appeals a judge's ruling disbanding the investigation, arguing that the decision has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-20/alan-wilson-let-case-against-
Judge weighs House speaker's case

COLUMBIA - A judge on Friday said he'll need about a week to consider whether a case against House Speaker Bob by Harrell should be handled by a legislative panel instead of in the state's courts.For more than an hour Friday, Cir...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-02/judge-weighs-house-speakers-c