S.C. politics: Governor’s activities last week and schedule

August 27, 2013 

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley

TIM DOMINICK — tdominick@thestate.com Buy Photo

Gov. Nikki Haley’s publicly announced schedule for this week, released Monday by her staff, is:

•  Friday, 11 a.m. – Join the Original Six Foundation, Haley’s charitable foundation, for the Allendale community sign ribbon cutting, Allendale

•  Friday, 1 p.m. – Visit Estill Elementary School, Estill

According to her staff, Haley’s activities last week included:

20 – Economic development activities, including 11 meetings held at an Orlando, Fla., meeting of Wal-Mart suppliers plus a speech to those suppliers. Also, a meeting with company leaders and tour of Streit USA Armoring in Ladson, a Fairfield County economic-development announcement and a tour of Alucoil company in Manning

7 – State agency meetings, four meetings concerning an unidentified state agency or agencies, plus meetings of the governor’s cabinet; the state budget board, which Haley chairs, and the S.C. Public Charter School District

3 – Meetings or tours with S.C. agriculture officials and farmers concerning damage caused by excessive rain and a request for a federal disaster declaration

2 – Ceremonial duties, awarding the Order of the Palmetto to O.L. Thompson at a luncheon hosted by Santee Cooper in Pinopolis and marking Clarendon County’s certification as a “Work Ready Community”

1 each – Meeting concerning the Legislature; call concerning state policy; media activity, a radio call with Josh Kimbrell from Common Cents; and a visit to a school, participating in a civics class at Meadow Glen Middle School in Lexington

Busiest day – Thursday, with 15 activities

Slowest days – Tuesday and Friday, with four activities each

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