John Cole


Packed in like sardines: The GOP 2022 primary field for governor | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 20, 2021

Pa. Senate President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, R-Centre, joined the increasingly crowded field of 2022 GOP hopefuls this week.


Pa. school funding’s endless bus ride | Editorial Cartoon

By: - November 13, 2021

Seven years after it was first filed, a landmark case challenging how Pennsylvania funds its public schools went to to trial this week.


About that redistricting listening tour | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 24, 2021

The Wolf administration has launched a redistricting listening tour. Are the voters actually listening?


What the Pa. Legislature wants you to know about its legal fees | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 16, 2021

The Pa. Legislature spends millions of dollars on outside legal counsel, though the Capitol abounds with lawyers.


The PSERS scandal, explained | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 9, 2021

The FBI and SEC are investigating the state teachers' retirement fund.


The GOP, hot on the trail of election ‘fraud’ | Editorial Cartoon

By: - October 2, 2021

A Pa. state Senate panel is conducting yet another investigation of the 2020 election in the Keystone State.


The Pa. GOP’s 2022 clone car primary | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 25, 2021

There's something eerily familiar about the 2022 GOP gubernatorial field in the Keystone State.


The Pa. Senate’s electoral dog-and-pony show. What’s being overlooked? | Editorial Cartoon

By: - September 11, 2021

A Pa. Senate committee is examining alleged 'irregularities' in the 2020 election. Meanwhile, much remains left undone.


The big hole in Pa.’s COVID-19 safety net for children

By: - September 4, 2021

Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a mask mandate for K-12 students this week. The majority-GOP Legislature lined up to oppose it.

… Another word for nothing left to lose – but your kids’ lives | Editorial Cartoon

By: - August 28, 2021

The Republican-controlled Legislature won’t be coming back to Harrisburg to mandate masks in K-12 schools.