News Release – House to Review & Recommend Changes to How it Operates

September 20, 2014 8:40 AM
News Release – House to Review & Recommend Changes to How it Operates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 15, 2014                                                                                                   Contact: Greg Foster (803) 734-3125 gregfoster@schouse.gov   S.C. House to Review & Recommend Changes to How it Operates Speaker Pro Tempore Lucas appoints Special House Rules & Procedures Review Ad Hoc Committee (Columbia, SC) – Today, House Speaker Pro Tempore Jay Lucas – […]

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Statement from House Speaker Bobby Harrell

September 10, 2014 7:33 PM
Speaker Bobby Harrell

“I have said all along that I have never intentionally violated any law, and I still strongly believe that statement to be accurate.

“In no way have I ever benefited personally or financially from travel reimbursements from my campaign account. In fact, I have regularly used the privately raised funds from my campaign account to pay for official state travel instead of passing that cost along to taxpayers. Similarly, I have often used my own airplane, at no cost to the taxpayers, for official state travel when it would have been completely justifiable to have used the taxpayer-funded state plane instead. If over the course of four years, I mistakenly wrote down the wrong date on a handful of items, that is something that can easily be addressed.”

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