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  • State, local elected officials could vote to give themselves raises

    State, local elected officials could vote to give themselves raises
    State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession. This week, a state commission...
  • Balto. Co. bill would ban some new 'panhandle lots'

    Developers in some parts of northeastern Baltimore County would no longer be able to squeeze new properties onto existing lots without a new road, under a bill introduced by three County Council members Monday. The bill, set for a vote next month,...
  • City gives Balto. Co. property in Catonsville for open space

    The city of Baltimore will donate 11 acres in Catonsville to Baltimore County to preserve for recreational and open space, under an agreement approved Tuesday. Baltimore County Council members unanimously signed off on accepting the $110,000 property,...
  • Balto. Co. to consider transgender anti-discrimination bill

    A Baltimore County councilman plans to introduce a measure next week to prohibit discrimination against transgender people. Tom Quirk, a Catonsville Democrat, said the bill would add both gender identity and sexual orientation to the county's existing...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Wednesday
    WEATHER Today's forecast calls for rain with a high temperature around 45 degrees. It is expected to be rainy tonight with a low temperature around 42 degrees. TRAFFIC Here are today's morning traffic issues. FROM LAST NIGHT... Balto. Co. man charged...
  • Slow economic growth projected in Balto. Co.

    Baltimore County will continue to see slow economic growth in 2012, an economist told the county's Spending Affordability Committee on Wednesday at its first meeting of the year. "We know that the economic recovery continues to be quite fragile," Anirban...
  • Balto. Co.'s Marks to introduce term-limits bill

    A member of the Baltimore County Council wants voters to decide whether to enact term limits, but his idea doesn't have much support on the council. Perry Hall Republican David Marks plans to introduce legislation Tuesday that would limit council members...
  • Balto. Co. Council hears testimony on transgender bill

    Baltimore County Council members heard emotional testimony Tuesday as dozens of residents turned out to speak about a proposal meant to prohibit discrimination against transgender people. Supporters of the legislation, introduced Tuesday by Catonsville...
  • Balto. Co. Council to vote on speed-camera contract

    Baltimore County Council members will take up a contract tonight that would let the county install up to 32 new traffic cameras over the next seven years. The council is expected to approve the contract along party lines. Republican Councilman David...
  • Montgomery Co. police: Transgender bill has not led to bathroom rapes

    When Baltimore County Council members introduced a bill last night to ban discrimination against transgender people, much of the testimony focused on public restrooms. Opponents of the legislation said they feared men dressed as women would assault...
  • County development chief's legal filing draws council concern

    Baltimore County Council members said Tuesday that county development chief Arnold Jablon should not have acted as the attorney for a local environmental engineer who has worked for builders on projects in Baltimore County. Jablon, who worked for the...