Former Montco Commissioner Jim Matthews Gets His Record ClearedMatthews, a former Montgomery County commissioner, spent a year on probation after agreeing to enter a probationary program for first-time offenders without admitting any guilt.
Former Montco Commissioner Jim Matthews Settles His False-Swearing CaseAs part of his agreement with prosecutors, Matthews did not admit guilt but agreed to enter the ARD program and spend a year on probation.
Perjury Hearing For Former Montco Commissioner To Be Heard By Special JudgeCourt officials in Montgomery County are now seeking an “out of county” district court judge to decide whether former county commissioner James Matthews will be held for trial on perjury charges.
Matthews Skips Montco Commissioners' Meeting After Being Charged With PerjuryMatthews failed to show up for the commissioners' meeting on Wednesday morning, which included a critical public hearing on the budget.
Montgomery County Commissioner Matthews Charged With PerjuryThe chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners has been charged with perjury and false swearing stemming from an 18-month grand jury investigation into allegations of political corruption in county government.
Montco Commish Expected To Make AnnouncementJoe Hoeffel, Montgomery County Commissioner, is expected to hold a news conference Monday morning in Norristown to make an announcement that could shake up the Democratic Party.
Political Wars In Montgomery CountyThe political wars are about to erupt in Montgomery County, but the Democrats may be leading the way this time.
Montco DA Will Investigate Commissioners' BreakfastsAccording to the Times-Herald newspaper, one of their reporters overheard commissioners Jim Matthews and Joe Hoeffel talking about county business over meals at a local restaurant.