Free Times has confirmed that the House Ethics Committee made a substantive request to Gov. Nikki Haley’s office for information relating to her employment at engineering firm Wilbur Smith, not just Lexington Medical Center as has been previously reported. The inquiry was made as the panel reviews a complaint filed by longtime Republican fundraiser John Rainey.
In his complaint, Rainey questions whether Haley broke any laws as a House member either by lobbying a state agency on behalf of her employer, Lexington Medical Center, or by doing secret consulting work for engineering firm Wilbur Smith and failing to properly abstain from legislation benefiting it.
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