The Agenda: Haley aid veto overridden; Blackbaud investing $154M; Court to decide prosecutor spat

Two Republicans fighting ethics complaints

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Blackbaud's current Daniel Island HQ - BLACKBAUD FILE PHOTO
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  • Blackbaud's current Daniel Island HQ

Daniel Island-based Blackbaud announced yesterday that it will invest $154 million in a new headquarters building in the Berkeley County suburb, adding 300 new jobs over the next five years. Source: P&C

The State Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on June 16 in the ongoing legal fight between state Attorney General Alan Wilson and Solicitor David Pascoe over state corruption investigations. Source: P&C

The House and the Senate voted to override Gov. Nikki Haley's veto of a $40 million farm aid bill, meaning that some relief will be heading to farmers affected by October's floods. Source: P&C, AP

The state Ethics Commission said this week that it will move ahead on a complaint filed against Republican state Treasurer Curtis Loftis over the hiring of a Loftis' friend to represent the state in a lawsuit. Source: The State

The House Ethics Committee also voted to move forward with a hearing on allegations of sexual harrassment by ex-Republican state Rep. Edward Southard against two female House pages and a female lobbyist. Southard resigned after the allegations were leaked last month, but remains on the November ballot. Source: P&C

A group tied to Gov. Nikki Haley, 'A Great Day SC,' has begun a six-figure campaign offensive against Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman and state Sen. Luke Rankin, both Republicans from the Pee Dee. Source: The State


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