The Virginia Women’s Strikeforce PAC has invested $42,000 in pro-choice candidates for the House of Delegates. 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 Assembly '17 (previously titled Capitol Events) during the General Assembly Session on WCVE PBS, a daily 90-second update on legislative issues.
In 2012 he conducted an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama. In 2015 he interviewed former President Jimmy Carter.
In 2016 he provided daily updates from Havana on Governor Terry McAuliffe's trade mission to Cuba.
Craig has contributed over 140 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 served as a moderator or panelist at debates for U.S. Senate, Congress, Mayor and other state and local elected offices.
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
Attorney General and Republican nominee for Governor Ken Cuccinelli unveiled his education plan in Richmond yesterday. Craig Carper reports.
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s office is under investigation by the state Inspector General over alleged wrongdoing in advising lawyers for an energy company involved in a federal suit filed by Virginia landowners seeking natural gas royalties. Craig Carper reports.
The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Virginia’s 6th District Congressman Bob Goodlatte, has been drafting legislation with 7th District Congressman, Majority Leader Eric Cantor, to create a path to citizenship for the children of undocumented immigrants.
The Virginia Board of People with Disabilities has awarded six grants totaling $860,000 to improve and expand support for individuals with developmental and other disabilities.
State Senator Mark Herring, the Democratic candidate for Attorney General, is the latest elected official to unveil a package of ethics reform proposals in the wake of the Star Scientific gift scandal.
Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling’s political action committee, the Virginia Mainstream Project, has announced a series of ethics reform proposals that he hopes the next Governor and General Assembly will act upon. Craig Carper reports.
Libertarian candidate for governor Robert Sarvis wants to privatize the state’s ABC stores and wholesalers and return liquor law enforcement to local jurisdictions. Craig Carper reports.
Republican candidate for Governor Ken Cuccinelli and his Democratic opponent Terry McAuliffe participated in a forum on mental health last night at the Collegiate School in Henrico, where they expressed starkly different views on the expansion of Virginia’s Medicaid program.