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SC treasurer accused of violating ethics law by bringing friend onto case

COLUMBIA - South Carolina's ethics panel has decided to take a closer look at a retiree's allegation that State Treasurer Curtis Loftis violated ethics law by hiring a long-time friend in 2011 to join a lawsuit against the Bank of New...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-23/sc-treasurer-accused-violatin
2 former lawmakers tell senators SC must produce more educated workers to be competitive

...because South Carolina's future depends on a more educated workforce, a former Democratic governor and Republican state treasurer told senators last week. "That's the kind of investment the business community likes ? a safe bet and a quick...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-05-17/2-former-lawmakers-tell-senators-sc
South Carolina legislators OK Haley's request to borrow $123 million for Volvo

...scenario was necessary to avoid exceeding the legal limit for economic development debt, said Rick Harmon, assistant state treasurer. Stretching capacity was the only way to certify availability of the money Commerce wanted for the deal, he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-03/south-carolina-legislators
Sen. Lindsey Graham get 2016 advice during first trip to Iowa

...saying the campaign was going to be "fun and challenging."Said Sam Clovis, a former Republican candidate for state treasurer: "I don't know that he would do particularly well in Iowa. He has not spent any time on the ground here. We...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-02-20/sen-lindsey-graham-get-2016-a
SC touts unclaimed property

...more than $462 million in unclaimed property, and State Treasurer Curtis Loftis wants everyone to know about it.The...dividend checks and unexchanged shares of stock.The State Treasurer's Office serves as custodian of unclaimed funds...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-02-18/sc-touts-unclaimed-prope
NCAA's deal with Penn State includes restoring Joe Paterno's wins

...in major college football history.The news broke as the lawsuit by State Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman and State Treasurer Rob McCord was to go trial in February in Common wealth Court. The set tlement was quickly approved by officials...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-16/ncaas-deal-penn-state-inc
In US Senate race, Hutto, Ravenel debate without Graham

...Educational Television.Graham refused to come to the debate, saying he didn't want to be on the same stage as former state treasurer Ravenel, who left office in 2007 because of a drug charge, was convicted of a felony and has since become a reality...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-10-13/us-senate-race-hutto-ravenel-
Graham not participating in debate with opponents

...star, called Graham's decision arrogant and disrespectful to the people of South Carolina. Ravenel was elected state treasurer in 2006 but resigned and pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge.Graham is seeking a third, six-year term, after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-02/graham-not-par
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-12/across-south-carolina
Democrats threaten shift from Republican party in South Carolina

...own party. Also, the 2014 ballot is crowded, including two challengers running to the right of Graham ? former state treasurer, reality TV star and convicted felon Thomas Ravenel and Libertarian Victor Kocher. Recent polls also have shown...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-30/democrats-thre