The country’s two largest waste companies have given at least $108,000 in campaign contributions to S.C. legislators and candidates for governor during the past four years, according to financial reports filed with the state Ethics CommissionNikki Haley Vincent Sheheen 90 lawmakers 13
What the companies say
Republic officials were not available to talk about their company’s S.C. political contributions. Waste Management executive Randall Essick said his company “always look(s) to support pro-business legislators in the state and any other state we do business in.”
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To see how much the two garbage giants have given to S.C . legislators and how S.C. House members voted – for or against their campaign contributors – go to the list.