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John A. Olszewski, Sr.

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  • 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...
  • Balto. Co. redistricting plan approved

    An area that is home to the Social Security Administration would see its political borders shift, and communities around Towson would be split from the county seat's district under a plan Baltimore County Council members approved Monday. The council...
  • Balto. Co. Council may strip bathrooms from transgender bill

    Update: Baltimore County Council members say they'll consider an amendment to exempt public restrooms, locker rooms and dressing rooms from a bill meant to protect transgender people from discrimination. Councilman John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat,...
  • Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill

    Maryland lawmakers under national pressure on marriage bill
    As a handful of undecided Maryland delegates wrestle over their position on same-sex marriage, they've received calls from national leaders trying to move them one way or another on the bill. Prominent figures dialing Maryland area codes include New York...
  • Swing votes for same-sex marriage

    Some of the delegates who struggled, and ultimately supported legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland Name: Del. Tiffany Alston, Prince George's County Democrat Age: 34 A reason: Amendment she proposed protecting referendum was adopted Quote: "It...
  • Balto. Co. Council approves transgender discrimination ban

    Transgender people would be protected from discrimination in Baltimore County under a measure approved by the County Council Tuesday, making the county the fourth local government in Maryland to adopt such protections. Council members did not add a...
  • Southeastern Baltimore Co. residents fight rat infestations

    Southeastern Baltimore Co. residents fight rat infestations
    In the alleys behind row homes in the Baltimore County neighborhood of Colgate, leaders of the local improvement association can see the telltale signs of the creatures they say have invaded their community. Trash cans with no lids — the rats...
  • Baltimore County unions oppose Kamenetz pension bill

    Public-employee unions are urging Baltimore County Council members to reject a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would cut pension benefits for some workers, saying it sends a bad message to labor leaders and undermines negotiations. The...
  • Fort Howard redevelopment plans moving forward

    Fort Howard redevelopment plans moving forward
    A decade after the Department of Veterans Affairs closed its hospital at Fort Howard, most of the buildings at the sprawling Baltimore County waterfront property are boarded up. A big rusty pole in front of the old facility has no flag. But there are...
  • Pension bill opposed by unions stalls in Baltimore Co. Council

    A bill from Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that could have reduced some workers' pensions stalled in the County Council Monday after pressure from unions that complained the bill undermined labor rights. The 4-3 vote to table the legislation...