Bob Young's House bid starts week of political moves

...has represented Colum bia County in the Legis la ture for 20 years, announced that he would resign this Tues day to become a lobbyist.Columbia County Com missioner Mack Taylor announced that he would run for Harbin's seat, and speculation began over who...

Ben Harbin will leave Legislature to become lobbyist

Ben Harbin, who has represented Co­lum­bia County in the Georgia Legislature for 20 years, said Monday he would resign next month to take a position with Southern Strategy Group, a Columbia-based lobbying group.

Fallen Sen. Pinckney advocate of the poor

...we know who holds the future," said Martin."Clem claimed that promise. He lived that promise out."Damon Jeter, a lobbyist and Richland County Councilman, said the killing of Pinckney felt like a modern day assassination, similar to Martin Luther...

'Times' sets speed trap

...John McCain in 2008 ? dignifying unfounded rumors that the Vietnam veteran and longtime POW might have had an affair with a lobbyist in the past.The woman sued, and in the end the Times had to admit that "The article did not state, and The Times did not...

Leaders split on use of lobbyist

A lobbyist by any other name is still a lobbyist. The city of Aiken earmarked $36,000 in this year's...the last three or four years" with a "consultant, not a lobbyist," said city Administrator Charles Martin. Winfred Ray...

Metro | Savannah River Site
College's lobbyist didn't register with commission

COLUMBIA - A lobbyist involved in a scuffle last year that left a legislator injured...would have required Mr. Heyward and the university to register as lobbyist and lobbyist principle, said Herb Hayden, the Ethics Commission's executive...

Paper says lobbyist advised Hodges aide

COLUMBIA -- Lobbyist Dwight Drake e-mailed the governor's...Mr. Drake is a Columbia attorney and lobbyist for the South Carolina Coin Operators...implying that Mr. Geddings and the lobbyist have a close working relationship...

Airport gets Washington lobbyist

...up to $60,000 on a federal funding lobbyist took off at Thursday's Aviation Commission...projects. Mr. Clyburn will serve as a lobbyist in Washington for the rest of the year...brought up the notion of this type of lobbyist after he and Airport Director Buster...

Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field
Lobbyist spending breaks records

...another record-breaking amount of lobbyist spending on Georgia lawmakers and other...receptions are the least troublesome of all lobbyist spending when lawmakers can receive tickets...DENIED: A proposal to limit spending on lobbyist gifts for lawmakers got stripped in a...

Lobbyist is hired to back SRS pit plant

AIKEN - Lobbyist John Sununu, the former chief of staff...He now spends most of his time as a lobbyist, Mr. Dangerfield said. The chairman...gold," Mr. Dangerfield said. The lobbyist's salary will be around $150,000...

Metro | Savannah River Site