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Olszewski releases FY23 Baltimore County budget providing record education funding, other key investments

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday submitted a $4.8 billion budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2023 that provides funding for public education and major investments in key priorities that support the County’s strategic plan. “In the last three years, we have fundamentally transformed our County for the better and are now raising the bar to become a national …


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County Executive Olsewski delivers FY2023 Baltimore County budget message [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday delivered the FY2023 Baltimore County budget message. “When I first stood before you three years ago, Baltimore County was at a crossroads,” said County Executive Olszewski. “Facing an $81 million structural deficit, we were in danger of losing our prized Triple AAA bond rating, defaulting on our promise to provide healthcare for …


Councilman Marks secures more than $2 million for traffic circle at Cross Road, Honeygo Boulevard

PERRY HALL, MD—Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Thursday announced that more than $2 million has been proposed in the Fiscal Year 2023 budget to improve safety at the intersection of Cross Road and Honeygo Boulevard. The funding will be used to design and construct a traffic circle and make other changes as identified by the Department of Public Works. …

Olszewski announces new public safety investments in Baltimore County for FY 2023

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced plans to propose new investments in public safety for fiscal year 2023, including the creation of new positions to improve school safety, community engagement, and data-driven policing. “Keeping our communities safe is among the most sacred responsibilities of local government,” Olszewski said. “These new investments will allow us to continue to …

Governor Hogan announces bipartisan agreement to boost transportation, infrastructure funding for local governments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has announced a bipartisan agreement to increase transportation and infrastructure funding for local governments to advance priority projects. The governor made the announcement while hosting a reception for the Maryland Mayors Association at Government House. “Since taking office, our administration has been committed to directing more transportation funding to the local level, and this agreement ensures …

Governor Hogan announces supplemental budget for new public safety facilities, expanded cyber readiness, infrastructure and public health investments

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan this week announced that he has submitted a $2.8 billion supplemental budget to the General Assembly that makes key investments in some of his administration’s core priorities, including support for police and public safety, an expanded cyber readiness and workforce initiative, and critical infrastructure and public health investments. This supplemental budget also funds top priorities for …

Governor Hogan announces $291.7M supplemental budget with health care services provider rate increases, support for child care providers and facilities

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Larry Hogan has submitted a $291.7 million supplemental budget to the Maryland General Assembly with substantial provider rate increases for health care and disability services providers, and additional resources to support child care providers and facilities. “Every day, we are inspired by the commitment of our health care and child care providers, and these investments will help further …

Baltimore County retains coveted ‘triple A’ bond ratings

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Thursday announced that the Baltimore County has maintained triple-A bond ratings from all three major rating agencies, allowing the County to continue issuing bonds at the lowest possible interest rate-saving millions of dollars for County taxpayers. Moody’s Investor Service, Fitch Ratings, and S&P Global Ratings have each reaffirmed the County’s triple-A rating, making Baltimore …