As the midterm elections approach, Virginia’s seventh congressional district has a three-candidate race where the incumbent has a distinct advantage, while Democratic and Tea Party challengers struggle to engage in direct debate. Craig Carper reports.
Articles by Craig Carper
In anticipation of the six-month anniversary of the enactment of the Federal Health Care Reform Bill, a Richmond based think tank and a coalition of consumer advocates are highlighting some of the provisions of the package that will take effect this week. Craig Carper reports.
The House of Delegates has voted to repeal a law that provides vaccinations for the human papillomavirus or HPV in public schools. Craig Carper reports.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church kicked off the 13th Season of the Eyes on Richmond speaker series on Friday with City Council President Kathy Graziano, who delivered a speech titled “Learning from Our Past, Hope for the Future.” Craig Carper reports.
Democratic Delegate Joe Morrissey of Henrico says he believes Governor Bob McDonnell’s plan for ABC privatization is flawed, but says the ultimate decision should be made by the citizens and not the legislature. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia’s U.S. Congressional delegation is continuing to work with Governor Bob McDonnell to stop U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gate’s recommendation to close the Joint Forces Command in Norfolk. Craig Carper reports.
A proposal by Senator Mark Warner to supplement lending to small businesses has now passed both chambers of Congress. Craig Carper reports.
Several bills that would put further restrictions on the payday lending industry have been killed in Senate subcommittees ... and former Governor and Senator George Allen is looking for a rematch with Senator Jim Webb for his old seat. Craig Carper reports.
Virginia’s revenue numbers continue to show signs of improvement. Craig Carper reports.
Yesterday Governor Bob McDonnell Announced 1.5 million dollars in new funding for Virginia’s Prisoner Re-Entry program. Craig Carper reports.