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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley names former ethics commission chairman as her next chief of staff

...a former military attorney and chairman of the State Ethics Commission.The newly re-elected Republican governor announced...appointed Burns to a vacant position with the State Ethics Commission earlier this year. His five-year term was slated...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-13/south-carolina-gov-nikki
Across the region

...Olympic Park downtown to the King Center just east of downtown.SC ethics agency wants more staffCOLUMBIA - The State Ethics Commission is seeking more help in its job overseeing most of South Carolina's elected officials.In its budget request...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-11-20/across-region
Audit: Ga. ethics panel lapses continue

ATLANTA -- A review of the operations of the state ethics commission by state auditors found inconsistent treatment of complaints, lack of formal procedures that results in unequal application of the law and questionable expenditures.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-11-07/audit-ga-ethics-panel-la
Advocates want ethics chief out

...watchdog group called for the resignation of the state ethics commission director Tuesday, citing her involvement in recent...without being exposed."Public awareness of the state ethics commission investigation may be low right now, Perry said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-18/advocates-want-ga-ethics-chi
Nathan Deal says his performance as Georgia governor merits re-election

...a state probe into campaign spending and a successful lawsuit for wrongful dismissal by the former head of the state ethics commission who alleged Deal's staff had her fired to block her inquiry into his activities."He was run out of Congress...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10
Georgia House District 125 incumbent Earnest Smith dogged by campaign financial reporting issues

A string of campaign financial reporting issues dating to the start of his Georgia House career has the state ethics commission investigating Augusta Democrat Earnest Smith.In an Oct. 13 document filed with the Georgia Government Transparency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/politics/2014-11-01/georgia-house-district-125-incu
Subpoenas seek ethics complaint documents

ATLANTA - Two employees of the state ethics commission have received federal grand jury subpoenas seeking...Republican, was cleared of major charges in the state ethics commission probe. He agreed in a July 2012 settlement to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-11/subpoenas-seek-ethics-
South Carolina At­torney General Alan Wilson returning $200 in donations from 2010 race

...donation twice, following notification from the State Ethics Commission.Richard Quinn, the cam paign spokesman for...months after Ard paid a $48,000 fine to the state Ethics Commission.In January, Wilson announced he'd sent ethics...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-07/south-carolina-torney-general
State commission in crisis

Monday's firing of Holly LaBerge is only the latest disruption at the state ethics commission she headed.The question now is whether the selection of her replacement will be used as an opportunity to put the tiny agency...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-09-14/state-commission-cris
Deal, Carter hit each other's weak spots in Georgia governor debate

...a $700,000 decision in favor of the former state ethics commission director."A little bit of what we did this...been the only candidate to propose changes to the state ethics commission to eliminate conflicts of interest."We did...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2014-10