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  • Workers 'outraged' by Kamenetz, former councilmen's pensions

    Workers 'outraged' by Kamenetz, former councilmen's pensions
    The head of a Baltimore County public employees union says workers are outraged over the lucrative pension deals of County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and former councilmen Sam Moxley and Vince Gardina. An amendment to a 2010 pension reform law allowed...
  • 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...
  • Marks, Quirk to introduce open-space bill for Balto. Co.

    Two Baltimore County councilmen plan to introduce legislation they say would help better protect undeveloped areas for recreation and green space in older urban communities. Councilmen David Marks and Tom Quirk say the measure would add another layer...
  • Balto. Co. spending could grow by $47.5 million next year

    Baltimore County will need to build flexibility in to its budget to prepare for teacher pension costs that could be passed on from the state to local governments, the chairman of the county's spending affordability committee said Tuesday. Gov. Martin O'...
  • Plans for Balto. Co. senior-housing developments moving forward

    Plans for two Baltimore County senior housing developments, one of which is tied to the expansion of the Catonsville Family Y, are set to move forward this week. County Councilman Tom Quirk said he plans to introduce resolutions Monday seeking council...
  • Opponents speak against Balto. Co. transgender bill

    Opponents of a proposal to protect transgender people from discrimination in Baltimore County urged the County Council on Monday to defeat the measure, saying they fear the bill could have unintended consequences. At a council meeting, about 15 people...
  • 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...