Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Agenda: Watchdog says Haley private jet flights were underreported; S.C. Sen. Mia McLeod shares assault story

Charleston predicted to get four to six inches of rain

Posted by Lauren Hurlock on Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 11:19 AM

click to enlarge A D.C. watchdog group is asking for an official inquiry into private jet flights taken by U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley - CBS SCREENSHOT
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  • A D.C. watchdog group is asking for an official inquiry into private jet flights taken by U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley
The Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has asked the State Department to investigate whether U.N. Ambassador and former S.C. Governor Nikki Haley broke regulations by accepting three flights on private jets from three S.C. executives last year. According to her financial disclosure form, she claimed permissible exemptions on the flights because they are friends. Source: CREW, P&C, The State, Full report PDF

In two weeks, the Army Corps of Engineers will start their investigation into the peninsula's flood risks, which is an important step to get federal aid to protect historic downtown from more dramatic flooding. Source: P&C

United Airlines announced that starting Sat., Oct. 13, they will have direct flights year round from Denver to Charleston. Source: Charleston International Airport

'I'll never forget the pain': S.C. Senator Mia McLeod shares assault story after Kavanaugh vote. Source: The State

With Hurricane Michael approaching, experts are predicting that the Charleston-area will see four- to six-inches of rain, Tuesday night into Thursday. The National Weather Service is expecting the highest tides in Charleston to be Tuesday and Wednesday during the day. Source: P&C

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