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ELECTION 2014: Dispute asks when does Nikki Haley go from governor to candidate

11/17/2013 11:48 AM

11/18/2013 10:22 AM

A government watchdog group, contrary to the opinion of South Carolina's ethics agency, is insisting Gov. Nikki Haley refund taxpayers for a trip to North Carolina in June, The Associated Press reported.

The watchdog group also is questioning the legality of an agreement she signed last month on reimbursing costs for her security detail.

Attorney General Alan Wilson was asked to weigh in Wednesday as the Republican governor launched a statewide tour pushing legislators to pass ethics reform in coming months.

Read more about this dispute over Haley the governor versus Haley the candidate .

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