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John A. Olszewski, Jr.

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  • Olszewski seeks seat as Stone announces retirement

    Olszewski seeks seat as Stone announces retirement
    Marking a generational shift in Baltimore County politics, Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. is scheduled to announce Tuesday that he's running for the Dundalk-area Maryland Senate seat held by Sen. Norman R. Stone Jr. for almost 50 years. Stone, like...
  • Paid sick-leave bill unveiled in Annapolis

    Paid sick-leave bill unveiled in Annapolis
    Workers in Maryland would be guaranteed seven paid sick days a year under a bill introduced Thursday in Annapolis, eliminating what advocates say is an "impossible choice" that thousands of mostly low-wage employees are forced to make between preserving...
  • Towson wine retailer says Super Bowl highlights need for Sunday sales

    Sundays in Baltimore County, even Super Bowl Sundays, are not what they could be, says business owner David Trone, operator of Beltway Fine Wine & Spirits in Towson. Trone is hoping the hoopla over the Ravens vs. 49ers will help consumers focus on...
  • Paper mills reap millions from state energy law

    Paper mills reap millions from state energy law
    A Western Maryland paper mill and several others in the region have collected millions of dollars over the past eight years by taking advantage of an obscure provision in a state law that is supposed to encourage the development of wind, solar and other...
  • Fight brews on Maryland drink deposit law

    Fight brews on Maryland drink deposit law
    In a bid to boost recycling and reduce litter, a trio of lawmakers announced plans Monday to push for legislation that would levy a refundable nickel deposit on every beverage container sold in Maryland. But the announcement drew prompt opposition from...
  • Some Balto. Co. lawmakers renew push for school board change

    Baltimore County residents and lawmakers who want to add elected members to the county school board are gearing up for a familiar push as the legislative session nears, and they say they are better organized this time around. With state lawmakers set...
  • Baltimore Co. officials eyeing city's creative facilities plan

    As Baltimore City education and political leaders prepare to present a $2.4 billion facilities plan in Annapolis next legislative session, officials in Baltimore County said they are eyeing a similar approach to repair their school infrastructure....
  • House panel kills 'black liquor' bill

    House panel kills 'black liquor' bill
    Legislation that would have phased out millions in ratepayer-financed subsidies for mostly out-of-state paper mills died in a House committee Friday, just a day after the Senate passed a companion measure. The House version of the so-called "black...
  • House passes city school construction bill

    House passes city school construction bill
    The House of Delegates overwhelmingly approved a $1.1 billion plan Friday to rebuild Baltimore's deteriorated school buildings, sending the bill to the Senate. The vote was 107 to 30, with about a dozen Republicans joining all Democrats in supporting the...
  • 'Black liquor' deal goes sour

    'Black liquor' deal goes sour
    A deal environmentalists thought had been worked out to stop mostly out-of-state paper mills from cashing in on Maryland's renewable energy law by burning so-called "black liquor" has come unglued. The state's only paper plant in Allegany County has...
  • Lawmakers ask County Council to postpone vote on retirement appeals bill

    Lawmakers ask County Council to postpone vote on retirement appeals bill
    State lawmakers are asking the Baltimore County Council to postpone a vote on a measure that would change the way public employees may challenge decisions on retirement benefits, saying it could violate state law. All but two members of the county...