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John A. Olszewski, Sr.

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  • Balto. Co. Council cars rare perk among local governments

    Baltimore County Council members took heat again last week over their use of taxpayer-funded cars, a rare perk among local councils in the Baltimore area. At a meeting in Towson, county resident Mary Locke said she was surprised to learn that Councilman...
  • End this outrageous 'black liquor' subsidy

    End this outrageous 'black liquor' subsidy
    Tim Wheeler's most recent article about the fight over black liquor in Maryland's renewable energy standard ("'Black liquor' bill resurrected," March 25) highlights the overwhelming need to reform our state energy policy. Over the last seven years,...
  • Maryland 'dodged a bullet' with powerful storm

    Maryland 'dodged a bullet' with powerful storm
    Hurricane Sandy's howling winds and torrential rains walloped Maryland late Monday and early Tuesday, cutting electricity to more than 300,000 utility customers and disrupting life for millions from Ocean City to the suddenly snowy mountains of Garrett...
  • Ruppersberger, county officials tour damage on Baltimore Co.'s east side

    Ruppersberger, county officials tour damage on Baltimore Co.'s east side
    Watersedge resident Jean Parker was dealing with a backyard and basement full of water Tuesday afternoon after Storm Sandy — but the Baltimore County resident was still counting her blessings. Her home has fared far worse in past storms, said...
  • Same-sex marriage supporters, opponents ready to face off

    Same-sex marriage supporters, opponents ready to face off
    After nine months of plotting and organizing, the two sides of Maryland's same-sex marriage debate are ready to campaign with full force during the General Assembly session, which begins next week. Opponents plan a day of prayer that a same-sex...
  • Bevins: County pension deal 'sounds like double dipping'

    Baltimore County Council members are privately discussing the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina. A Sun editorial published this Sunday highlighted the men’s retirement...
  • Keep a partially elected school board on track

    This is a tale of two counties, Baltimore and Howard, and their school boards. In Baltimore County, not a single board member is elected. Every member is appointed by the governor. It's the opposite in adjacent Howard County. Every member is elected....
  • Balto. Co., unions at odds over binding arbitration measure

    Nearly a year after voters approved changes to the way Baltimore County resolves labor disputes with many of its public employees, the county remains at odds with unions over how and when those changes will be carried out. County Executive Kevin Kamenetz...
  • Towson-area residents still upset about Balto. Co. redistricting

    With Baltimore County Council members set to vote next week on how to redraw the county's political lines, some residents are still fighting to keep their districts intact. During a council meeting Tuesday, people packed a conference room to ask...
  • Voters rule — even in Towson

    Voters rule — even in Towson
    Last year, 171,733 voters in Baltimore County endorsed a referendum granting binding arbitration to more than 2,500 county employees, including emergency call dispatchers and health inspectors. That was more votes than any candidate for county office...
  • Balto. Co. council troubled by U.S. DOJ disabilities probe

    Baltimore County Council members say they are troubled by a federal investigation into allegations that the county has violated workplace discrimination laws — a probe the council's chairman says highlights long-standing concerns about how employees...