NEWS

June 29, 2020

Last week, Commissioner Lawrence spoke with national political commentator Amy Walter for her podcast, "Politics with Amy Walter" about the challenges of managing elections conducted largely through mail-in ballots, and looking ahead to planning for the 2020 general el...

June 11, 2020

By Darryl C. Murphy

SEPTA employees are now able to get tested for COVID-19 free of charge at four transit stations thanks to a new partnership with the Black Doctors COVID-19 Consortium.

Michael Boatright was among the agency employees to get tested through the program...

June 11, 2020

by Patricia Madej

The Fern Rock Transportation Center looked more like a doctor’s office than a major SEPTA transit hub Thursday morning as employees filed in for their free coronavirus test.

Officials started COVID-19 testing for the authority’s 9,500 employees Thursday...

March 23, 2020

Montgomery County commissioner Ken Lawrence says he’s all too familiar with being cooped up at home.

Montgomery County Commissioner Ken Lawrence said last week that a goal sum of $50,000 was needed to safely house the homeless in alternative housing like hotels or other shelters.

March 20, 2020

Lawrence said the county’s homeless shelters remain open, “but we’re trying to decrease that population due to social distancing.”

March 20, 2020

Montgomery County Commissioners Valerie Arkoosh, Kenneth Lawrence Jr. and Joe Gale had empty seats between them to create distance. A few chairs were staggered several feet apart in the meeting room.

March 19, 2020

“This is hard for all of us but we know that it’s harder for some than most. So we continue to have volunteer opportunities on our website for people who want to help out,” Lawrence said.

"The coronavirus outbreak has changed (election preparations) dramatically," Montgomery County Commissioner Ken Lawrence said during a press conference Thursday.

March 8, 2020

Vice Chairman Ken Lawrence urged employers that do not offer paid time off to do their part to prevent the spread of the virus.

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