Tag Archives: Hugh Leatherman

Senators Davis and Leatherman debate incentives

On April 20, 2011, Senator Tom Davis introduced legislation requiring taxpayer-funded economic incentives to be disclosed to the public. Senator Hugh Leatherman described what he thought would be the consequences of such a law. Continue reading

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Higher Retirement Tab Costs Taxpayers, Not Employees

A familiar elephant was in the room when the S.C. Budget and Control Board met Tuesday morning in Columbia. Indeed, the elephant is present at many Budget and Control Board meetings. It hangs around the State House, too, when the … Continue reading

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Haley Staffers, Senator, Commerce Flack Attend Air Show

A large South Carolina delegation to the Paris Air Show in June included two mid-level employees in Gov. Nikki Haley’s office, the then-spokeswoman for the S.C. Department of Commerce and state Sen. Hugh Leatherman, according to documents obtained from Haley’s … Continue reading

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State Officials Mum on Costs Involved with Paris Air Show

Call it, “Le Grande Pair-ee.” Sometime in the next few days, Gov. Nikki Haley, Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and an unknown number of other state and local officials from South Carolina plan to pack their bags … Continue reading

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