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.

January 7, 2020

Arkoosh and Lawrence were unanimously elected as chair and vice chair. It is Arkoosh’s second and Lawrence’s first full term. The two Democrats won re-election with large margins in November.

January 1, 2020

State Rep. Joe Ciresi, D-147th Dist., and Montgomery County Commissioners Vice Chair Ken Lawrence Jr. were among the many elected officials who took the Pottstown Polar Bear Plunge in Riverfront Park on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020.

November 6, 2019

Democrats Val Arkoosh, of Springfield Township, and Kenneth E. Lawrence Jr., of Plymouth Meeting, handily won re-election to continue control of the three-member county commissioners’ board for another four years.

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