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Olszewski announces premium pay for Baltimore County employees, first responders amid continued service during COVID-19 pandemic

TOWSON, MD—In recognition of the critical services Baltimore County government employees have continued to provide amid the COVID-19 pandemic, County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Friday announced that the County will provide one-time premium pay of $3,000 for first responders, public safety, and public health employees as well as one-time premium pay of $1,000 for all other eligible County employees. These …


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Councilman Marks provides update on Joppa Road bridge

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday provided an update on the replacement of the East Joppa Road bridge in Perry Hall. “Public Works will begin work the Joppa Road bridge over Honeygo Run which was closed in late January,” said Councilman Marks. “The first order of work will be to remove the deteriorated top portions of the …


Maryland gained 13,100 jobs in March, unemployment rate remains steady at 2%

BALTIMORE, MD—The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics on Friday released state jobs and unemployment data. According to the preliminary survey data, Maryland gained 13,100 jobs and the unemployment rate remained at 6.2% in March. This marks the eleventh consecutive month of job growth in Maryland. The Professional and Business Services sector experienced the most growth with an …

Councilman Marks: Funding secured to plan new park, improve turf fields and playgrounds

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Friday announced that funding has been included in the Fiscal Year 2022 budget proposal to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park and improve playgrounds and turf fields throughout northeastern Baltimore County. The budget includes $100,000 to plan for Perry Hall’s newest park at a 22-acre site on Gerst Road. The Baltimore County Council …

Councilman Marks: Baltimore County budget includes funding to replace Seven Courts water main

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks announced on Thursday that County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s proposed Fiscal Year 2022 budget will include millions of dollars for community improvements throughout northeastern Baltimore County. In Perry Hall, the proposal includes $1.5 million to replace the Seven Courts water main, which has leaked constantly over the past year. The budget also includes money to …

Olszewski releases $4.2 billion budget providing record education funding, major investments to support Baltimore County’s recovery

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday submitted a $4.2 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2022 that provides record funding for public education and provides investments in key priorities that will support the County’s ongoing recovery amid the COVID-19 pandemic. “This budget is an investment in our shared future and a better Baltimore County – with stronger …

County Executive Olsewski proposes record investments in education

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Wednesday was joined by Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Darryl L. Williams and Board Chair Makeda Scott to announce proposed record investments in the County’s public education system for Fiscal Year 2022. The total proposed budget for the school system totals more than $2.05 billion and covers nearly all of the Board …

Governor Hogan signs 66 bills into law [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan on Tuesday signed 66 bills into law, including legislation to preserve and expand telehealth and mental health services across the state, increase access to high-speed Internet, and bring critical reforms to the Maryland Environmental Service (MES). The governor was joined by Senate President Bill Ferguson and House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones. “I want to thank our …