A New Year’s resolution

January 2, 2023 12:02 am

A General Assembly subcommittee charged with reviewing proposals to put guardrails on the use of money in Virginia politics failed to meet once in 2022. (Political cartoon by John Cole)

From The Virginia Mercury: “For a second year in a row, the subcommittee created to take a ‘comprehensive’ look at whether the state needs stronger limits on money in politics appears to be failing to complete its only task.”

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John Cole
John Cole

John Cole's political cartoons on Virginia government and politics appear on the Virginia Mercury on Fridays. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC, where he developed an affection for the state, its people and its politics. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.