Sunday Buzz: More senators have cases before magistrates they recommended

Posted by ADAM BEAM on November 24, 2013 

Gov. Nikki Haley, state leaders, and ethics reform advocates held a news conference to talk about ethics reform, an issue that figures to be major in the 2014 campaign for governor.


— Last week, Haley campaign adviser Leighton Lord said he was “almost positive” likely Democratic gubernatorial nominee Vincent Sheheen of Camden is not the only state senator who represents clients before magistrates that he has recommended for office.

Lord was right.

The list of state senators also includes Republicans, including one who last week stood next to Republican Gov. Nikki Haley – who beat Sheheen in 2010 and faces a rematch in 2014 – to call for ethics reform.

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