Haley meets with SC members of US House, Senate

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov.-elect Nikki Haley and the state's congressional delegation say they've agreed on key issues facing the state.

Haley met Monday with freshmen Reps. Jeff Duncan, Trey Gowdy, Mick Mulvaney and Tim Scott along with U.S. House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn and Rep. Joe Wilson and U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Jim DeMint. Scott attended the meeting by phone.

Haley said at a news conference afterward good communications between state and federal legislators has never been more important.

Haley says the group spoke about stalled efforts for a nuclear waste site in Nevada, the nation's new health care law and dealing with illegal immigration.

She plans quarterly meetings with them.

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