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...forgery and identity theft charges in Charlotte this week.Ravenel says petition filled for Senate bidCOLUMBIA - Former state treasurer Thomas Rave nel says he's collected enough signatures on a petition to add his name to this fall's ballot as an...

Q&A: South Carolina State treasurer

...Residence: Columbia Education: Attended Clemson College, left to serve in World War II Profession: State treasurer Political experience: State treasurer 1966-94, and again from 1998-present Family: Wife, Marjorie; six children Thomas Ravenel...

S.C. treasurer refuses to sign investment check

COLUMBIA - State Treasurer Curtis Loftis is refusing to sign a $50 million check for an investment approved by the commission that oversees the state retirement...

Hopefuls in 2 races spending own cash

...Candidates for governor and state treasurer padded their war chests with...million to his own campaign for state treasurer. "You can't buy a vote...the Republican nomination for state treasurer. State Treasurer Grady Patterson...

Patterson isn't ready to quit

...Toole sees no reason to kick state treasurer Grady Patterson out of Columbia...he fights for a 10th term as state treasurer. He has seen a half-dozen...Age: 82 Political experience: State treasurer, 1966-94, and 1998-present...

Look for vital S.C. races

...Down-ballot races, such as those for state treasurer and comptroller general, don't...only one member of the board, state Treasurer Grady Patterson, is a Democrat...Thomas Ravenel to be elected state treasurer. Ravenel has indicated he and...

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...Treasurer releases opponent's bill record COLUMBIA - State Treasurer Grady Patterson released a breakdown Thursday of what...asserts in his material that he's qualified to be state treasurer," Mr. Patterson told The Associated Press. "I...

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Treasurer suggests fix for retirement plans COLUMBIA - State Treasurer Grady Patterson told a Senate subcommittee how he would fix problems that have emerged in the state's primary retirement system...

4 want shot at office

COLUMBIA - State treasurer isn't the government's most visible position. But it's among...previous statewide campaigns. Mr. Ryberg ran unsuccessfully for state treasurer in 2002, and Mr. Ravenel sought the GOP nomination for U.S...

Analysis: Negotiators reach fund compromise

COLUMBIA -- When Republican state Treasurer Richard Eckstrom hugged Senate President Pro Tem John Drummond around the neck last month, it appeared an agreement had finally...