WCVE News analyst Jeff Schapiro discusses the latest on the invetigation of former State Senator Philip Puckett, the surreptitious delivery of the budget to the Governor, the hiring of a former Bush lawyer to advise Republicans on the Governor's powers, and more.
Jeff E. Schapiro is a political reporter and columnist for The Richmond Times-Dispatch. He has covered Virginia's Capitol and campaigns for nearly three decades. Schapiro can heard Fridays at 8:45 a.m. during "Morning Edition."
Articles by Jeff Schapiro
Analyst Jeff Schapiro says Gov. Terry McAuliffe has several options on how to deal with the legislature's budget and the omission of any form of Medicaid expansion, which he favors. And newly minted congressional nominee David Brat so far is not responding to questions.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes David Brat's stunning upset of Eric Cantor in a Republican primary and the General Assembly finally passing a budget.
Analyst Jeff Schapiro says Ed Gillespie is expected to win the Republican nomination to oppose Democratic Senator Mark Warner this weekend, and Republicans in the 7th District and Democrats in the 8th have lively primary contests June 10.
Columnist Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news for 88.9 WCVE. This week, a way out of the state budget stalemate may have been found. A budget must be adopted by June 30.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news for 88.9 WCVE.
Analyst Jeff Shapiro says the former governor's proposal may conflict with Mayor Dwight Jones' Shockoe Bottom development plan.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes Virginia political news. (Digital delay in live broadcasting may result in a few seconds of the surrounding program being heard.)
Jeff Schapiro analyzes the reconvened session, the U.S. 460 controversy, and the Senate and House races.
Jeff Schapiro analyzes the week in Virginia politics.