MORNING BUZZ: Harrell's Supreme Court hearing + Primary runoffs

Posted by CASSIE COPE on June 24, 2014 

SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell (on loeft) and SC Attorney Genera

SC House Speaker Bobby Harrell (on loeft) and SC Attorney General Alan Wilson.


Happening today: Where should ethics complaints against S.C. legislators go first -- the courthouse or the State House? The S.C. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at 2:30 p.m. over S.C Attorney General Alan Wilson's appeal of Circuit Court Judge Casey Manning's ruling that a State Grand Jury cannot weigh political-corruption allegations against House Speaker Bobby Harrell before they are weighed first by the House Ethics Committee. ETV will stream the post-legislative session fireworks show ... Low voter turnout is expected for the primary runoffs. We have everything you need to know about going to the polls.

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Two of the longest-serving members of Congress face primary elections Tuesday that could end their political careers.

Gov. Nikki Haley's schedule:

8:30 AM: Gov. Nikki Haley and First Gentleman Michael Haley will vote at Mt. Horeb United Methodist Church

9:30 AM: Haley will join Commissioner of Agriculture, Hugh Weathers and S.C. Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Director, Duane Parrish to introduce the S.C. Chef Ambassador Program, State House, first floor lobby

10:30 AM: Haley will visit and tour the Office of Executive Policy and Programs, Wade Hampton and Edgar Brown Building

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