Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, School Superintendent Jason Kamras and members of Richmond’s legislative delegation are pushing House and Senate budget conferees to restore at risk funding for low-income school districts.
Craig Carper is the News Director for 88.9 WCVE Public Radio in Richmond, Virginia. Craig is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where he majored in Journalism. Craig has worked in broadcast news since 2001 and covered Virginia politics for WCVE PBS Television since 2006. From 2009 through 2015 he was the political reporter for 88.9 WCVE News, and then was promoted to his present position as News Director.
Articles by Craig Carper
The recent discovery of a racist photo on Governor Ralph Northam’s 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook page has drawn calls for his resignation from every corner of the Virginia political establishment and beyond.
The photo shows one man in blackface and another hooded and dressed in Ku Klux Klan robes.
A bill that would have granted in state tuition to some undocumented Virginia
residents has been killed by the Senate Education and Health committee.
A bill that would have granted in state tuition to some undocumented Virginia residents has been killed by the Senate Education and Health committee.
A new bill would increase the penalty for those who do not move over while first responders are stopped at the side of a highway to a misdemeanor reckless driving charge.
Governor Ralph Northam and a broad bipartisan coalition of lawmakers announced Thursday that an agreement has been reached with Dominion Energy to clean up several large coal ash deposits in Chesterfield, Chesapeake City, Prince William and Fluvanna.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers from the House and Senate and a coalition of law enforcement groups have united this year to require hand’s free cell phone use while driving.
Tuesday Republican House leaders held a press conference to promote legislation that would require health insurers in Virginia to eliminate the age cap on health coverage for autism.
A bipartisan coalition of lawmakers came together today to promote legislation that would allow the cities of Portsmouth, Bristol and Danville to put the question of approving casino gambling on the ballot.
Democratic Senator Louise Lucas of Portsmouth says that casinos would bring much needed cash and jobs to their respective regions.
“So we’re hoping that the Governor and the General Assembly, and we’re counting on them to let us control our own destiny to help these regions of the state that are in jeopardy of being left behind. Let us create our own destiny.”
WCVE's News Director, Craig Carper sat down with Richmond Times Dispatch Politics Reporter Patrick Wilson to discuss his recent story that outlined how former Republican Lieutenant Governor Bill Bolling created a $140,000 job for himself at James Madison University, shortly after his term expired on the University's Board of Visitors.