SC House Speaker dodging WIS open records requests


COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) — Despite state law that says such records are to be kept for four years and two public records requests, one of which delivered directly to the Speaker himself, Bobby Harrell refuses to allow WIS to see his spending records for the previous four years.


Chatham Commissioner paid for campaign travel, others unaware of policy change they approved

From Savannah Morning News:

Commissioner Helen Stone has refunded $110 after a Savannah Morning News Open Records request revealed she was reimbursed by Chatham County for using her personal vehicle to drive to campaign events — including her own re-election announcement and fundraisers.

Taxpayer funds are prohibited by law from being used for election campaigns.