A bill that aims to increase participation in public school physical education programs is set to become law.
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
Governor Bob McDonnell has signed a bill that requires schools to be prepared for cases of anaphalactic shock, in response to the recent death of a seven-year-old Richmond-area girl. Craig Carper reports.
President Obama will spend part of his first official day campaigning here in Richmond. Craig Carper reports.
Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling drove the first electric pace car, a Ford Electric Focus, from Capitol Square to Richmond International Raceway yesterday. Craig Carper reports.
Former Governors and now U.S. Senate candidates Tim Kaine and George Allen are sharing different visions for economic growth. Craig Carper reports.
In conjunction with Earth Week, Governor Bob McDonnell held a corporate sustainability roundtable at Capitol Square yesterday.
Governor Bob McDonnell says he has not decided whether he will sign controversial legislation passed by the General Assembly this year that would require voters to bring ID to the polls.
After a month-long standoff, the state Senate narrowly has passed the state’s two-year $85-billion budget, which now goes to Gov. Bob McDonnell.
State Senate Democrats have voted to reject the compromise budget plan approved by House and Senate negotiators, leaving the state with no spending plan just 10 weeks before the current one expires.