John Cole's political cartoons on Pennsylvania politics appear weekly on the Pennsylvania Capital-Star's Commentary Page.
Feeling the heat from the budget impasse | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - July 29, 2023
Meanwhile, inside Pennsylvania’s Delta House | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - July 15, 2023
Funding for Pa.'s state universities is in limbo during a budget impasse.
For Pa. Gov. Shapiro, a slightly more difficult bridge repair | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - July 8, 2023
The Democratic governor strained relations with the GOP-controlled Senate after he backed off support for a $100M school voucher plan.
Your choice of July 4 fireworks | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - July 1, 2023
The school vouchers bill tied to a Senate budget proposal is destined to fail, House Democratic Leader Matt Bradford said.
What’s the real price tag of Pa’s cyber-charter schools? | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - June 24, 2023
One Pa. lawmaker told the Capital-Star that she questions spending by cyber-charter schools, including millions of dollars for advertising.
AI? Dangerous? Don’t be ridiculous | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - June 3, 2023
Pa. lawmakers propose bills to study AI’s potential, safeguard against threats
Mastriano’s good news/bad news U.S. Senate announcement | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - May 27, 2023
Did the Franklin County Republican leave the door open to a U.S. Senate run in 2024? Based on his remarks this week, it sounded that way.
Pa.’s newest form of legal gambling | Editorial Cartoon
By: John Cole - May 20, 2023
Nine railcars from a Norfolk Southern train jumped the tracks outside of New Castle, Pa., about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, on May 10.