Members of the House Ethics Committee discuss whether to reopen the complaint against Gov. Nikki Haley.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - The House Ethics Committee has approved a list of who it wants to testify in its investigation into allegations that Gov. Nikki Haley illegally lobbied while a member of the House.
The committee voted unanimously on whom to subpoena for next week's public hearing. The list won't be available until 2:30 p.m. There was no public discussion. The committee went behind closed doors immediately after the meeting started to discuss the witness list.
A complaint by Republican activist John Rainey accuses the Republican governor of illegally lobbying in her previous jobs as a fundraiser for a hospital and consultant for an engineering firm. Haley has repeatedly said she did nothing wrong.
Subpoenas List Issued by House Ethics Committee:
Michael J. Biediger - President and CEO Lexington Medical Center
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina - c/o Duncan S. McIntosh, General Counsel
William "Billy" D. Boan - McGuire Woods Consulting, LLC
James D' Alessio - Vice President of Governmental Affairs/Blue Cross and Blue Shield of South Carolina
Tony Denny - Denny Public Affairs
Robert B. Ferrell - Vice President CDM Smith
Gregory P. Harris
Dan E. Jones - Chairman, Lexington Medical Center
John S. Rainey