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Craig Carper

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WCVE Public Radio political contributor.

Articles by Craig Carper

Assembly 2011: Public broadcasting funding debate continues, and legislators shoot hoops for Massey

The House and Senate are at odds over Governor McDonnell’s proposal to eliminate funding for public broadcasting, and lawmakers went to the basketball court last night to raise money for the Massey Cancer Center. Craig Carper reports.

Virginia House calls for constitutional ammendment on federal balanced budget; state budget update

The House of Delegates has passed a measure  that would petition the U.S. Congress to call a Constitutional Convention for the purpose of mandating a balanced budget policy for the federal government ...  and state budget conferees are inching closer to a cohesive spending plan to present to the legislature.

Assembly 2011: Lawmakers expand car-title lending, budget conference moving slowly

The House and Senate have voted to expand the controversial practice of car title lending in Virginia to include vehicles registered outside of the Commonwealth ...  and House and Senate Budget Conferees say there is little progress in talks to develop a cohesive state spending plan.

Re-evaluating schools formula off the table for 2011, new legislative office building proposal draws fire

A bill that would re-examine the way the state allocates public education dollars has been killed for the year and a Senate proposal for a new office building for the legislature is drawing fire from House Republicans. Craig Carper reports.