Across South Carolina

...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...

SC pension board executive says treasurer bullied him

...resignation Friday, saying he is leaving after seven months on the job because he can't stand being bullied by state Treasurer Curtis Loftis during a phone call.Retirement System Invest ment Commission showed its support of Darry Oliver's...

SC Senator blasts Haley's cyber hacking efforts

...that an identity theft victim incurs because of a state breach. Someone seeking money would have to apply to the state treasurer's office.As of Tuesday, no one had, according to Treasurer Curtis Loftis' office.It's unknown if anyone's...

SC treasurer reaches deal with retirement commission

COLUMBIA - Officials hope an agreement between state Treasurer Curtis Loftis and the board that invests South Carolina's pension money brings an end to the public rancor between them.The agreement...

Recap: National Election Updates

...former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen.Also on Obama and Pippen's team was Alexi Giannoulias, a former Illinois state treasurer and 2010 Democratic U.S. Senate nominee.Giannoulias told The Associated Press that Obama's team won by "like...

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...

S.C. gets money from bank in settlement

...contract with the state, according to a copy of the settlement obtained Thursday.The settlement negotiated through the state treasurer's office awards the Bank of New York Mellon Corp. a new contract as the holding bank and securities investor of...

SC governor touts state in GOP address

...Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas. The state's vote count was announced on the floor of the Tampa Bay Times Forum by state treasurer Curtis Loftis.Earlier in the night, U.S. Rep. Tim Scott, R-S.C., got some laughs after giving the mostly...

Commission agrees to create investment firm

...with the National Association of State Retirement Administrators said he knew of no similar arrangement in another state.Treasurer Converse Chellis said the idea is to increase the state's return on investment and to reduce the potential cost...

Democrats hold on to Senate majority

...Pennsylvania, North Dakota and Indiana.In Illinois, GOP Rep. Mark Kirk won a bitter contest against Democratic state treasurer Alexi Giannoulias for Obama's old seat. Giannoulias was dogged by legal woes at his opponent's family-owned...

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