ethics topic page
8:36 pm on Wednesday October 1, 2014
After being charged for allegedly violating state ethics laws, the S.C. State Law Enforcement Division has release mugshots of indicted House speaker Bobby Harrell.
5:05 am on Thursday June 6, 2013
A top legislative priority for this session, ethics reform, is all but dead.
8:50 am on Saturday June 1, 2013
In a case of alleged campaign money misuse for a car loan, purchases at an adult store, and more Democrat S.C. Sen. Robert Ford from Charleston District 42 resigned “effective immediately” on Friday.
3:03 am on Saturday May 4, 2013
Reform of South Carolina's freedom of information law won't happen this year.
9:42 am on Monday July 2, 2012
Flickr user politsite (Updates at the bottom.) An ethics complaint brought against Gov. Nikki Haley will remain closed after she refused to waive confidentiality — something that is prompting calls for the governor that ran on transparency to be...
5:14 am on Monday July 2, 2012
Flickr user maryaustinphoto Update July 2: Dismissed For the second time the ethic complain was voted out with the House Ethics Committee saying they could find no proof of wrongdoing by Haley. Update June 11: Restricted documents The Post and...
3:35 am on Monday July 2, 2012
Image by Flickr user politsite (Updates at the bottom.) An ethics complaint brought against Gov. Nikki Haley will remain closed after she refused to waive confidentiality — something that is prompting calls for the governor that ran on transparency...
3:00 am on Tuesday May 1, 2012
Image by Flickr user kayaker1204 (Updates at the bottom.) Remember how Austin-based contractor Austin Commercial LP was selected to execute a planned $150 million revamp of the Charleston International Airport? An Atlanta firm with Charleston...
5:02 am on Tuesday March 20, 2012
Fotopedia user Håkan Dahlström Like any great endeavor, science and research needs financial backing. But what is a research scientist to do when the company backing the research is also the subject of the research? A lecture on ethical issues...
9:39 am on Tuesday March 13, 2012
Update March 13, 2012: Glenn McConnell, a Charleston senator representing the 41st District, will be sworn in today as South Carolina's new lieutenant governor. The Post & Courier has a write-up on what this means it terms of a balancing act...