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(Former Montgomery County commissioner Jim Matthews, in file photo.)

Former Montco Commissioner Jim Matthews Gets His Record Cleared

Matthews, 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.

10/25/2013

(Former Montgomery County commissioner Jim Matthews, in file photo.)

Former Montco Commissioner Jim Matthews Settles His False-Swearing Case

As part of his agreement with prosecutors, Matthews did not admit guilt but agreed to enter the ARD program and spend a year on probation.

07/17/2012

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Perjury Hearing For Former Montco Commissioner To Be Heard By Special Judge

Court 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.

01/05/2012

(Former Montgomery County commissioner Jim Matthews, in file photo.)

Matthews Skips Montco Commissioners’ Meeting After Being Charged With Perjury

Matthews failed to show up for the commissioners’ meeting on Wednesday morning, which included a critical public hearing on the budget.

12/07/2011

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Montgomery County Commissioner Matthews Charged With Perjury

The 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.

12/06/2011

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Montco Commish Expected To Make Announcement

Joe 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.

01/31/2011

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Political Wars In Montgomery County

The political wars are about to erupt in Montgomery County, but the Democrats may be leading the way this time.

12/28/2010

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Montco DA Will Investigate Commissioners’ Breakfasts

According 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.

12/06/2010