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Monday, March 7, 2011

Haley plans Aiken town hall March 15

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is continuing her series of town hall meetings.

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Gov. Haley begins SC town hall meetings

COLUMBIA - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is launching a series of town hall meetings, keeping a campaign pledge to stay in touch with the public.

Friday, Feb. 25, 2011

Haley skips governors' meeting

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley doesn't plan to attend the National Governors Association meeting in Washington this weekend.

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011

Deal wants to work together

ATLANTA - Georgia's new governor said Wednesday he's not interested in sparring with South Carolina's new governor over the deepening of the Savannah River.
By Sarita Chourey and Walter C. Jones

Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011

SC governor panel shuts out public

COLUMBIA — The task force appointed by Gov. Nikki Haley to solve the state's massive financial crisis has not met in a month and never has given the required public notice of the meetings ...
By Jim Davenport

Monday, Feb. 14, 2011

Haley: let states opt out of fed health care law

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham are backing federal legislation to free states from some of the rules in the new national health care laws.

Haley: let states opt out of fed health care law

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham are backing federal legislation to free states from some of the rules in the new national health care laws.

Friday, Feb. 11, 2011

Companies contribute to Haley inaugural

COLUMBIA — Manufacturers and energy companies paid more than $250,000 for Gov. Nikki Haley's inaugural events.
By Jim Davenport

Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011

Attorney general asks judge to dismiss union's lawsuit against Haley

South Carolina's attorney general told a federal judge that he should dismiss a union's lawsuit against Gov. Nikki Haley after she said she would fight to keep unions out of the Boeing Inc. plant ...

SC asks judge to dismiss Boeing union lawsuit

COLUMBIA — South Carolina's attorney general has asked a federal judge to dismiss a union's lawsuit against Gov. Nikki Haley.

Sunday, Jan. 30, 2011

School bus change could cost SC

For months on the campaign trail, Nikki Haley touted privatizing South Carolina's school bus fleet as one possibility for saving money. But some experts say the switch could end up costing.

Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011

Haley faces diversity critics

Gov. Nikki Haley met Thursday with members of the Legislative Black Caucus who complained that her staff and Cabinet lack racial diversity, delaying her announcement of her latest state appointment.

Ex-Gov. Sanford, lover hit the beach

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — A week after divorced South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford left office, he and his Argentine lover he called his "soul mate" were spotted frolicking on the beach in ...

Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011

Haley promises to disclose travels

COLUMBIA — In a marked departure from her predecessor, Gov. Nikki Haley is promising to reveal information about her use of state and private planes.
By Jim Davenport

Monday, Jan. 24, 2011

SC Gov Haley's campaign paid staff bonuses

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley continued paying campaign staff from her campaign accounts as they took taxpayer-paid jobs with her transition.
By Jim Davenport

Think tank's importance grows

A little-known policy council has garnered immense influence with Gov. Nikki Haley -- a fact made clear at a budget briefing a week before Haley took office.

Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011

Union sues Haley over Boeing plant remarks

COLUMBIA — South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is facing her first big lawsuit after saying the state would try to keep unions out of the Boeing Inc. plant in North Charleston.

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011

S.C. governor's office salaries questioned

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley will pay her chief of staff $125,000 a year, a salary that eclipses her own pay and is $27,000 more than former Gov. Mark Sanford paid his chief of staff.

Inauguration day is rewarding for Haley supporters

Supporters Sunny O'Donovan and her husband, Claude, traveled to Columbia from Aiken to watch the state's first female, minority governor take her oath of office on the Capitol steps.
By Sarita Chourey

First woman to govern state sets tone at Capitol

Republican Nikki Haley quickly entwined the conservative political movement that helped elect her with the state's fiercely independent past.

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