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COMMENTARY

While states look for help, Congress heads home | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - August 15, 2020

Congress headed home for the weekend without passing a COVID-19 relief bill bill. States like Pennsylvania, meanwhile, are still looking for help.

COMMENTARY

So about that Pa. Turnpike pot bust | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - August 8, 2020

Pa. State Police arrested two men, charging them with trying to illegally bring $200K worth of marijuana into southwestern Pennsylvania.

COMMENTARY

Pa.’s unemployment system: A unique fixer-upper opportunity | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - August 1, 2020

Pennsylvania's unemployment system is a mess. And many state residents are still waiting for their first payments. Can it be salvaged?

COMMENTARY

When the carrot is the stick | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - July 18, 2020

In retaliation for reopening early, Gov. Tom Wolf has withheld funding from Republican-controlled Lebanon County. He has urged voters to vote leaders out.

COMMENTARY

The Pa. GOP masterplan, revealed | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - June 20, 2020

Rep. Daryl Metcalfe, R-Butler, filed impeachment articles against Gov. Tom Wolf for his management of the COVID-19 pandemic. It is unlikely to gain a vote.

COMMENTARY

Mr. Turzai’s golden parachute | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - June 13, 2020

House Speaker Mike Turzai announced his retirement this week. He'll end a 20-year career in the General Assembly on June 15, bound for the private sector.

COMMENTARY

Wolf turns up the heat | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - May 16, 2020

Gov. Tom Wolf played hardball with Republican-controlled counties that said they were reopening early, threatening to withhold federal funding.

COMMENTARY

Why can’t Pa. protect seniors against COVID-19? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - May 9, 2020

Nursing home deaths make up the bulk of Pa.'s COVID-19 fatalities. What is the state doing to protect seniors against this threat?

COMMENTARY

The Pa. Liquor Control Board gets dragged into the 20th Century | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - May 2, 2020

Pa.'s effort to sell wine & spirits online and offer curbside delivery is a sign for some that the state-run monopoly can't keep up with the changing times.

COMMENTARY

Behind the scenes at the COVID-19 press conferences | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 25, 2020

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration has come in for criticism on social media for the way it has conducted its press conferences on the COVID-19 pandemic.

COMMENTARY

Looking for a shot and chaser of shutdown logic | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 18, 2020

Pennsylvania's beer distributors are allowed to operate during the COVID-19 shutdown. But Pennsylvania's state liquor stores are closed.

COMMENTARY

And the difference between golf and fishing is? | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - April 11, 2020

Our cartoonist has some questions about some Wolf administration decisions in the midst of social distancing.