Montgomery County, Pa. has a budget for next year, a $417-million spending plan that hikes county property taxes by 17 percent, the first increase in a decade.
Matthews failed to show up for the commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday morning, which included a critical public hearing on the budget.
From a political perspective, Bruce Castor says, it’s simple: the Democrats won the election because they had more money and more voters.
It was a hard fought, expensive campaign, and Election Night proved equally grueling as the results swung back and forth.
Unless you have been living in a cave you know by now that I have an addiction to politics, especially covering politicos.
The most closely watched race will be in Montgomery County where Democrats Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards square off with Republicans Bruce Castor and Jenny Brown.
It’s the day before Election Day and suburban candidates and city Republicans are making the most noise.
As politics goes, this is an exciting week, with behind the scenes action moving at a rapid pace.
A week away from the so-called off year election, there are some real mysteries of the most watched election in this region – the struggle for control of Montgomery County government.
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The election is a week from Tuesday. And Democrats are fighting to gain control of Montgomery County for the first time in a century. Taxes are a key issue. The Democrats pledging […]
Republicans Running For Montco County Commissioner Say Democrats Tea Party Campaign Ad Is Misleading
Appearing on Larry Kane’s Voice of Reason during the first and only televised debate of the campaign, Republican Bruce Castor revealed that Democrat Josh Shapiro met with the Tea Party last October. Shapiro confirmed it but said at the time he wasn’t running for Commissioner.
Under current law, the money generated by the table games and slot machines at the new Valley Forge Casino will go into a state fund that would be doled out from Harrisburg.
With 21 days left, it is the most contested election in this so-called political off year: the race for Montgomery County Commissioner.
Jenny Brown and Bruce Castor laid out their management reforms designed, they say, to get the county back on solid financial footing.
A couple of hundred members of the Castor family are participating in a reunion all weekend long in Philadelphia.