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.

Montgomery County will switch to wind power for 100 percent of its electrical needs, officials announced.

Commissioners Lawrence and Arkoosh visited Israel and describe their visit in this piece first published in the Jewish Exponent.

Commissioner Ken Lawrence Jr. used his portion of the State of the County address to first talk about the issue of homelessness, a problem that persists despite the county’s sound financial footing and overall prosperity.

May 7, 2018

A new non-partisan commission will investigate how to better secure voting machines, voter registration, and other elements of Pennsylvania's electoral system.

The independent commission will be led by David Hickton, a former U.S. district attorney and founding director...

Visions for the future were at the forefront of the Feb. 1 Montgomery County Commissioners’ meeting, as a status update on the Montco 2040 comprehensive plan and bid approvals for renovations to One Montgomery Plaza were presented.

Montco 2040, as its name implies, is a...

Federal, state and local officials broke ground Thursday on the third phase of the Lafayette Street extension project, considered the largest local infrastructure project in the Pennsylvania.

Phase 3 will reconstruct Lafayette Street between Barbadoes and Ford streets,...

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