Upstart Challenger Prevails in GOP Primary For Montco CommissionersIt was a surprise victory, as the 26-year-old ran without the backing of the county’s Republican Party and held small gatherings inside the homes of his supporters.
Val Arkoosh Set to Be Sworn in As Replacement Montgomery County CommissionerIf the name sounds familiar, that’s because she ran last year in the Democratic primary to represent the 13th Congressional District.
Montco Official Says Peco Responded Well To Storm But Wonders About Underlying IssuesCounty commissioner Josh Shapiro says the electric utility's leadership and its work staff have done an outstanding job, but he thinks more upfront investment may ease future events.
Two Thirds of Montco Without Power; Disaster DeclaredCounty commissioner Josh Shapiro says the declaration allows the county to coordinate with the state emergency management agency and bypass the bid process to secure goods to help them deal with the aftermath of the storm.
Officials In Montgomery County Finalizing Plans To Sell Nursing Care FacilityMontgomery County Commissioners say they’re in finalizing plans to sell a large nursing care facility, while opponents are getting vocal on worries about privatizing care and how the company will use the land around the site.
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.
Montco's Voter Photo ID Van Will Traverse County Until Election DayThe 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.
Montco Will Offer Voter IDs To All County Residents Through Its Nursing HomeMontgomery 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.
An Era of GOP Leadership in Montgomery County Draws to a Close“I, Joshua D. Shapiro, do solemnly swear..."<br /> "I, Leslie S. Richards, do solemnly swear..."
Montgomery County Commissioners To Be Sworn In TuesdayThe 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.
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.
Election Day: Philadelphia SuburbsThe 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.
Dems Say Montco Commissioners Should Get Access To Casino RevenuesUnder 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.
Montgomery County Commissioner Candidates Have Big Plans If ElectedLeslie 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.