Former Governor and current Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Tim Kaine is traveling statewide to share his thoughts on workforce training with educators. Craig Carper reports.
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.
Articles by Craig Carper
U.S. Labor Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis was in the Richmond area yesterday for a forum on workforce development for the Latino community. Craig Carper reports.
Richmond-area Congressman Eric Cantor is challenging President Obama’s tax policy and is calling for a hold on new business regulations. Craig Carper reports.
For the first time since last week's storms, there are fewer than 100,000 homes and businesses without power statewide.
Democratic Delegate Joe Morrissey of Henrico wants the House Education Committee to conduct a formal inquiry into the forced resignation of UVA President Sullivan.
The House of Delegates Appropriations Committee has reprimanded the McDonnell Administration for its handling of the $6.5 million deal to keep the Washington Redskins headquarters in Loudon County and move their training camp to Richmond. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell is halfway through his sixth international trade mission to push Virginia products and services, stopping in Germany, Switzerland and London. Craig Carper reports.
The State Board of Health will vote today on new abortion clinic regulations that critics say will force the majority of Virginia’s abortion service providers to close. Craig Carper reports.
The Richmond Circuit Court has appointed Virginia’s first openly gay judge. Craig Carper reports.
Governor Bob McDonnell has eliminated 96 percent of the state’s accelerated tax program, ahead of schedule. Craig Carper reports.