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GUV SCHEDULE: Nikki Haley headed West for RGA conference

11/18/2013 4:44 PM

03/14/2015 9:00 AM

Gov. Nikki Haley is headed the Grand Canyon State for the Republican Governors Association’s annual conference in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Haley, who sits on the RGA's executive committee and chaired its annual fundraiser in February, will stay out West much of the week -- Tuesday through Thursday.

She skipped this event last year to aid recovery efforts after the massive breach of tax records from the S.C. Department of Revenue.

No other public events were listed for the rest of the week, according to the schedule released by her staff Monday.

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

5 - Media events, including three to tout her request for new ethics reform legislation

4 each - Constituent calls and a photo opportunity; also, Plant tours/ribbon cuttings; also, Proclamation readings

3 each - Economic development meetings/calls; also, Policy/budget meetings

2 each - Speeches; also, Agency meetings/calls

1 - Staff meeting

Busiest day – Friday, with nine activities

Slowest day – Wednesday, with five activities

Of note – Haley's calendar did not include any activities on Monday, which was the Veteran's Day state holiday. She awarded University of South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Staley with the Order of the Palmetto on Saturday at the Gamecocks football game.

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