SC politicians still legislating behind closed doors

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By Rick Brundrett | The Nerve

The Marriott Grande Dunes hotel on its website bills itself as a “stunning gateway in Myrtle Beach with the perfect balance of resort comfort and business-friendly amenities,” boasting “45,000 square feet of flexible meeting space at our oceanfront resort.”

It was the site of this year’s annual S.C. House GOP Caucus retreat, where House Speaker Bobby Harrell, R-Charleston and the caucus leader, in a surprise announcement declared that the state grand jury investigation of him had ended, and that S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson had transferred the case to David Pascoe, the solicitor based in Orangeburg.

But there were other matters discussed by the 78-member caucus behind closed doors on Aug. 16, including the House Republicans’ agenda for next year’s legislative session, several legislative sources told The Nerve.

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