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SC election ballot set as filing deadline passes

...Ray Moore are also in the race. Four-term state Rep. Bakari Sellers of Denmark is the only Democrat in the field.Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell, recently named the new president of the College of Charleston, is not seeking re-election.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-30/sc-election-ballot-set-filing
South Carolina lawmakers review card games, dice

...attempt to change the state's 1802 antigambling laws that can be read literally to ban any games with cards or dice.Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell tried unsuccessfully as a senator to legalize friendly poker games following a 2006 raid on a poker...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-25/south-carolina-lawmakers
South Carolina At­torney General Alan Wilson returning $200 in donations from 2010 race

...some campaign staffer fumbled the ball," he said. "It does cast a cloud."Wilson's investigation into former GOP Lt. Gov. Ken Ard resulted in Ard's resignation and guilty plea in 2012 to misdemeanor ethics violations. That came nine months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-07/south-carolina-torney-general
Attorney General Wilson correcting campaign filings back to 2010 after questions

...said Ford committed inadvertent errors due to his horrible bookkeeping skills.Wilson's investigations into former GOP Lt. Gov. Ken Ard resulted in Ard's resignation and guilty plea in 2012 to misdemeanor ethics violations. That came nine months...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-17/attorney-general-wilson-
McConnell won't seek SC election

COLUMBIA- Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell says he will not seek election to the statewide office...arguably the state's most powerful lawmaker when the resignation of Lt. Gov. Ken Ard caused McConnell to leave his beloved Senate and assume a job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-01-06/mcconnell-wont
Ga. panel backs autism coverage requirement

...characterized by difficulties with social interaction, verbal and nonverbal communication and repetitive behaviors.Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle joined Williams and Golden on Thursday in making impassioned pleas for approval of the SB 397. The bill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-21/ga-panel-backs-autism-co
Ga. Senate OKs bill to privatize some state child welfare services; bill now heads to House

...Any change to privatization would be contingent on the state receiving a federal waiver. Both Gov. Nathan Deal and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle have signaled their support for privatization."Government has a responsibility to look after children...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-02-18/ga-senate-oks-bill-priva
Actor's death a warning, SC officials say

...gambling dependencies and other gambling-related problems. Advocates for the elderly are also taking notice. On Thursday Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell plans to present a legislative proposal to protect vulnerable seniors from prescription drug theft and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-02-06/actors-death-warning-s
Curbs sought for last-minute lawmaking in Georgia

...rejected McKoon's proposal to post notice of all conference committee meetings before they happen and record them.Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, who presides over the Senate, declined through a spokesman to say whether he supported the idea. House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/curbs-sought-last-minute-lawmaking-
Lawmakers weigh big change for Jekyll Island

...commercial construction would be further restricted to just 20 acres.The Georgia Conservancy, led by former Democratic Lt. Gov. Pierre Howard, is endorsing the changes. So is the Initiative to Protect Jekyll Island, another group that butted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-19/lawmakers-weigh-big-change-je