In his State of the Commonwealth address, Governor Bob McDonnell asked legislators to approve reforms in education.
Craig Carper is the News Director for 88.9 WCVE Public Radio. Craig studied journalism at Virginia Commonwealth University and has worked in broadcast news since 2001. He’s worked in various capacities covering Virginia politics for WCVE PBS since 2006. For six years starting in 2009 he served as the political reporter for 88.9 WCVE before being promoted to News Director in July of 2015.
Craig served as the host of Capitol Events during the General Assembly Session on WCVE PBS, a daily one-minute update on legislative issues.
In 2012 he conducted an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. In 2015 he interviewed former President Jimmy Carter.
Craig has contributed over 100 nationally run news stories to NPR and has been featured on the PBS NewsHour with Judy Woodruff and the Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC.
He’s covered 3 Governors, the 2009 and 2013 gubernatorial campaigns, the 2012 and 2014 U.S. Senate races, the 2012 Presidential campaign and in 2014 he provided daily national coverage of the trial of former Governor Bob McDonnell for NPR.
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Gov. McDonnell wants Virginia to be the first state to eliminate the gasoline tax, in favor of an increased sales tax to fund transportation.
Governor Bob McDonnell will deliver his State of the Commonwealth address tonight, where he will lay out his legislative priorities for this year’s General Assembly session.
The Virginia Coal and Energy Commission voted 11 to 2 yesterday to in favor of writing regulations for the mining of uranium.
Republican Delegate Rob Bell has introduced legislation to require voters to present a photo ID at polling places.
In Goochland yesterday, Governor Bob McDonnell unveiled the second part of his education agenda for 2013.
After being sworn in as Virginia’s junior senator, Tim Kaine spoke with reporters about the challenges ahead.
About 100 Richmonders attended a rally yesterday in Kanawha Plaza to speak against the House Republican Plan B proposal.
State Democrats are challenging Governor Bob McDonnell on his approach to implementing the Affordable Care Act.