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Josh Shapiro

(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: Pennsylvania Governor’s Race In 2014

In a big buying weekend, some potential political candidates are shopping around for higher office.

11/24/2012

Money

Proposed Budget Means No Tax Increase For Montgomery County Residents In 2013

Montgomery County residents will not see a county tax increase next year under a proposed budget that slashes nearly a million dollars in earmarks to several non- profit agencies.

11/17/2012

(Montgomery County commissioners Bruce Castor, left, Josh Shapiro, center, and Leslie Richards, right, announce the schedule for a mobile van to issue voter IDs for qualified county residents.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Montco’s Voter Photo ID Van Will Traverse County Until Election Day

The picture identification cards will be issued through Parkhouse, the county’s senior care facility, but you don’t have to live or work there — or even go there.

10/01/2012

(Parkhouse Geriatric Center, in Royersford, Pa.  Photo provided)

Montco Will Offer Voter IDs To All County Residents Through Its Nursing Home

Montgomery County, Pa. is making it easier for eligible voters in the county to get a photo ID in time to cast their ballot in the November election.

09/21/2012

(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: The Democratic Convention In Charlotte

The convention story moves from Tampa to Charlotte.

09/02/2012

(Credit: Brad Segall)

Work Begins On Lafayette Street Extension Into Norristown

Montgomery County officials have broken ground on a long-awaited road construction project designed to improve access to the Norristown area.

05/21/2012

(KYW's Larry Kane)

Analysis: The Pennsylvania Primary

The primary is Tuesday and strategists for both parties will be looking for keys to November.

04/22/2012

(The Montgomery County Courthouse.  File photo)

New Breast Feeding Rooms Coming To Montgomery County Moms

The Montgomery County Commissioner’s Office asked employees for their suggestions on how to improve working conditions in the county, and one of the suggestions that is being implemented shows they are family friendly.

03/18/2012

(Voters in Philadelphia.  File photo)

Critics of Pa. Voter ID Legislation Say It Causes, Not Fixes, Problems

The type of voter fraud the bill addresses is not considered a problem by officials in this region.

03/13/2012

(The Pennsylvania capitol, in Harrisburg.  File photo)

Pa. Speaker Wants To Suspend Special Elections In Wake of Block to Redistricting

The speaker of the Pennsylvania House is asking a federal court for guidance in the aftermath of a state Supreme Court ruling that has thrown elections for state legislative seats into chaos.

01/31/2012

(Each surrounded by family members, new Montgomery County commissioners Joshua Shapiro, right, and Leslie Richards take their oaths of office.  Photos by Brad Segall)

An Era of GOP Leadership in Montgomery County Draws to a Close

“I, Joshua D. Shapiro, do solemnly swear…”
“I, Leslie S. Richards, do solemnly swear…”

01/03/2012

(File photo: Montgomery County commissioners Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro. Credit: Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Commissioners To Be Sworn In Tuesday

The Montgomery County Commissioners will be sworn-in during ceremonies this morning at the county’s community college in Blue Bell. Lisa Richards and Josh Shapiro will be the first democrats to be in charge of the county in over a century.

01/03/2012

(Bruce Castor will remain the lone GOP commissioner on the Montgomery County board.   Credit:  Brad Segall)

GOP Ticket Dissects Loss In Montgomery County Commissioners’ Race

From a political perspective, Bruce Castor says, it’s simple: the Democrats won the election because they had more money and more voters.

11/09/2011

(Montgomery County commissioners-elect Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro.)

Democrats Win In Montco Commissioners’ Race

It was a hard fought, expensive campaign, and Election Night proved equally grueling as the results swung back and forth.

11/08/2011

(credit: KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Kane on Election 2011: What I Won’t Miss About This One!

Unless you have been living in a cave you know by now that I have an addiction to politics, especially covering politicos.

11/08/2011

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