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S.C. ethics reform flawed

...ethics reform" bills being discussed in the South Carolina legislature and endorsed by the governor is astounding...bills masquerading as "ethics reform."Our South Carolina legislature deserves no trust or benefit of the doubt as...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-04-06/sc-ethics-reform-flawed
Bill to alter Greenwood's segregated war memorial goes nowhere

COLUMBIA - With the South Carolina Legislature apparently refusing to let Green wood change its war memorial, which segregates the list of dead soldiers in two world wars by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-04/bill-alter-greenwoods-segrega
South Carolina Legislature not expected to find education fix this year

COLUMBIA - Legislators are unlikely to respond this year to the state Supreme Court's order to fix the education system that the justices say fails South Carolina's poor, rural children.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-01-24/south-carolina-legislatu
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley hopeful Legislature will pass ethics reform

COLUMBIA - Gov. Nikki Haley said Thursday she's optimistic about getting ethics reform through the South Carolina Legislature next year.The newly re-elected Republican governor said the Legislature feels pressure following former...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-06/south-carolina-gov-nikki
South Carolina bill lets school board offer penny tax

COLUMBIA - With less than two hours left in the legislative session Thursday night, a bill cleared the South Carolina Legislature allowing voters in Aiken County to approve a penny sales tax to pay for school construction."I am very pleased...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-06-20/south-carolina-bill-lets
SC legislature upholds 22 of Haley's 76 budget vetoes

COLUMBIA - South Carolina senators voted Wednesday against giving themselves a pay raise, but restored the bulk of Gov. Nikki Haley's other budget cuts.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-18/sc-legislature-upholds-22-hal
The Artside: Photos, mosaics to draw attention

...waltonfoundation.net or call (706) 823-8584. NOTABLES: Popular Southern artist Jim Harrison was honored by the South Carolina Legislature with a resolution designating "Harrison Crossroads" in his hometown of Denmark, at the intersection of U...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2014-08-06/artside-photos-mosaic
Butler Derrick, former SC congressman, dies

...Carolina and a bachelor of law from the Lumpkin Law School at the University of Georgia. He was elected to the South Carolina Legislature in 1968.After leaving the U.S. House, he practiced with a regional and an international law firm and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-05-05/butler-derrick-former-sc-cong
Ethics measures advance in SC Legislature

Bills aimed at limiting and clarifying how South Carolina's officeholders can spend campaign donations advanced Thursday in the House, as the Senate approved an ethics bill requiring candidates and incumbents to disclose where they get their money.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-27/ethics-measures-advance-sc-le
Restructuring bill headed to Haley's desk

COLUMBIA - After a decade of debate, the South Carolina Legislature approved a bill overhauling state government, giving a victory to both Gov. Nikki Haley and her Democratic opponent.Legislators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-21/restructuring-bill-headed-haleys-de