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

Dems Say Montco Commissioners Should Get Access To Casino Revenues

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.


Bruce Castor (left) and Jenny Brown (right). (Credit: Brad Segall)

Race For Montgomery County Commissioner Heating Up

With 21 days left, it is the most contested election in this so-called political off year: the race for Montgomery County Commissioner.


(File photo: Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro are running for Montgomery County commissioner seats.  Credit:  Brad Segall)

Montgomery County Commissioner Candidates Have Big Plans If Elected

Leslie Richards and Josh Shapiro say they’ve identified a new way to get spending under control in the county — adopt zero-based budgeting. In other words, the budget starts at zero and only programs deemed to have merit would be funded.


The documentary "Gasland" was filmed, in part, in Pennsylvania. (File photo provided)

Lawmaker Wants Pa. Official Punished For ‘Nazi Propaganda’ Remarks

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is calling on the governor to punish a state official over comments he made equating a film against Marcellus Shale drilling to “Nazi propaganda.”


Montgomery County Republican Reconsiders Campaign Tactics

Political strategists in Montgomery County are assessing a new Democratic team, but there is a new behind-the-scenes twist.


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Hoeffel Bows Out; Shapiro, Richards To Run For Montco Board

The Democratic Party has dropped a political bombshell that could reshape the future of politics in Montgomery County.


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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.



Pennsylvania Lawmakers Wrangle Over Budget Surplus

With Pennsylvania facing tough budgetary times, the size of surpluses that state lawmakers keep on hand was once again the topic of debate this past week as a legislative audit panel released its annual report.


Texting And Driving

Pa. Lawmaker Seeks Statewide Ban On Talking-Driving

State Representative Josh Shapiro says using a handheld cell phone while driving could soon be illegal throughout Pennsylvania.