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Craig Carper

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WCVE Public Radio political contributor.

Articles by Craig Carper

Scott Says Letting Bush Tax Cuts Expire Can Reduce Deficit Without Big Cuts to Safety Net Programs

Virginia’s 3rd District Congressman, Democrat Bobby Scott spoke about his desire to reduce the federal deficit without the need for substantial cuts to government programs at the latest installment of the Eyes on Richmond Speaker Series at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Craig Carper reports.

Virginians Pleased With Statewide Representatives But Don't Want Tolls

A new poll released yesterday shows that while Virginians are frustrated with the economy and the leadership in Washington, they overwhelmingly support their statewide representatives. A majority doesn't
favor tolls on interstate highways, but would prefer them over a gasoline tax increase. Craig Carper reports.