Tag Archives: Ken Ard

Changes and Evaluation Likely Coming to Lt. Governor’s Office

A proposal that has passed the S.C. House would change the election and responsibilities of the state’s lieutenant governor at the same time lawmakers are questioning the effectiveness of a state office that has faced much controversy in recent years. … Continue reading

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Legislature Still Polices Itself in Ethics Cases

Republican Lt. Gov. Ken Ard, who is the subject of a criminal probe into allegations that he used campaign money illegally, probably would be breathing a lot easier if he were a member of the S.C. House instead of a … Continue reading

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Increased Focus on Whether S.C. Needs a Lt. Governor

It’s been nearly half a century since the South Carolina lieutenant governor’s seat has been vacant, but there’s growing talk of returning to that status – except this time it would be permanent. John Crangle, director of the government watchdog … Continue reading

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