Governor Mark Sanford topic page

5:18 am on Wednesday June 23, 2010

History repeating: Sanford skedaddles, leaves his whereabouts unknown

Image by S.C. GovernorOn Tuesday, The State reported that Governor Mark Sanford's whereabouts were unknown the the press, public and even Lieutenant Governor Andre Bauer - again. It is nearly one year to the day that Sanford went hiking the...
7:55 am on Monday May 3, 2010

Sanford cleared of all criminal conduct

Image by S.C. Governor The State reports that S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster has cleared Governor Mark Sanford of any criminal conduct for two trips to South America to meet his Argentine lover as well as his use of state aircraft, upgraded...
4:14 am on Wednesday March 31, 2010

Failing Employment Security Commission disbanded

Say goodbye to the state's troubled Employment Security Commission. Read more stories on this subject in our Employment Security Commision topic page.Governor Mark Sanford signed into law a necessary overhaul that disbanded its discredited the...
7:30 am on Friday March 19, 2010

Sanford signs consent order to pay $74K in fines

Image by Ken Hawkins / TheDigitel Had to break out this oldie but goodie for the story.On Thursday afternoon, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford announced that he has agreed to pay back a grand total of $74,000 in fines stemming from the ethics...
4:19 am on Wednesday January 20, 2010

Sanford to deliver his final state-of-the-state this evening

Image by WikipediaThe time of Governor Mark Sanford runs thin. This quote from The Post and Courier really says it all: Gov. Mark Sanford will deliver his last state-of-the-state address tonight, the beginning of the end for a Republican once...
11:11 am on Thursday December 3, 2009

Sanford catches a break in today's impeachment talks

Governor Mark Sanford can sleep easier tonight knowing that the legislators have agreed to drop from consideration 28 of the 37 ethics violations that Sanford faces.
3:39 am on Tuesday December 1, 2009

Sanford impeachment meetings resume this morning (updated)

Updates at the bottom: First reporting: The special seven-member House subcommittee reconvenes this week to discuss Governor Mark Sanford's impeachment. The meetings have been broken up into two session, one to examine Sanford's use of state-owned...
3:04 am on Thursday November 19, 2009

Panel finds probable cause regarding several allegations against Sanford (updated)

Image by Flickr user Mike Licht, NotionsCapital.comImage by 20091119-sanford.jpg First reporting: Governor Mark Sanford will have to face a panel of ethics judges after the state ethics panel found he may have broken state law, charging him with "...
2:48 am on Wednesday November 18, 2009

Governor Sanford to face ethics panel today

Image by S.C. Governor Mark SanfordImage by 20091118-sanford.jpgToday is the big day that could make or break Governor Mark Sanford. In a session similar to a grand jury hearing, the State Ethics commission will release their findings of Sanford's...
3:29 am on Friday November 6, 2009

S.C. Supreme Court won't intervene in Sanford ethics probe (updated)

Update November 6: The State has followed with some nice perspective on what comes next; read it here. November 18 seems to be the big day. First reporting: Big news: South Carolina’s Supreme Court has finally decided the ethics investigation into...