Education, Events

BCPS, Baltimore County officials to cut cermonial ribbon for new Red House Run Elementary School

ROSEDALE, MD—A ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held later this week at a new elementary school in the Rosedale area. Baltimore County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Myriam Rogers and Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski will join members of the Board of Education of Baltimore County and the Baltimore County delegation in officially cutting the ribbon on the new Red House Run …


Politics

County Executive Olszewski, Council Chairman Patoka announce agreement for new mixed-use development legislation

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski and Baltimore County Council Chairman Izzy Patoka on Tuesday jointly announced an agreement to support new legislation that will increase opportunities for mixed-use developments in aging communities and support collaborative community engagement on potential projects in collaboration with councilmembers. “Baltimore County needs to act now and with urgency to revitalize aging communities, support housing …


NOW YOU KNOW: The Governor’s Dangerous Housing Agenda

The following is an editorial piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Did you know that Governor Wes Moore has announced that one of his legislative priorities this year is to expand low-income housing across Maryland? Moore has said that he wants to create 96,000 low-income housing units. One of his bills, The Housing Expansion and Affordability Act (SB484/HB538), …

Three Baltimore County Council members speak out against Governor Moore’s proposed housing legislation

The following is an open letter from Baltimore County Councilman David Marks, Councilman Todd Crandell, and Councilman Wade Kach: Dear Baltimore County citizens: As elected representatives from eastern and northern Baltimore County, we voice our deep concern and opposition to proposed legislation that would allow high density housing projects without County Council input, review, or approval. At the state level, …

Olszewski announces grants to support Baltimore County-based farms in pandemic-related recovery efforts

TOWSON, MD—County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Monday announced the availability of $500,000 in grant funding for Baltimore County-based farms impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The grants, made possible through the County’s allocation of American Rescue Plan (ARPA) funds, will assist with managing ongoing production challenges and offsetting the negative impacts of the pandemic. “The importance of Baltimore County’s farms – …

Olszewski, MCB Real Estate announce largest attainable housing agreement in Baltimore County history

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski, in partnership with MCB Real Estate and the Urban Investment Group within Goldman Sachs Asset Management, on Friday announced the preservation of 460 housing units of attainable housing at three multi-family properties in Baltimore County in Nottingham, Parkville, and Sparrows Point for up to 40 years. The largest attainable housing deal in Baltimore County …

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski announces campaign for Congress [VIDEO]

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski on Tuesday announced plans to run for Congress. “Johnny O.” will look to replace retiring Democratic Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger in Maryland’s second district. Olszewski, 41, is currently serving his second term as Baltimore County Executive. He previously spent nine years in the Maryland General Assembly. “I am excited to announce that I’m officially running …

Governor Moore unveils ENOUGH Act with support from local officials, community leaders [VIDEO]

ANNAPOLIS, MD—Governor Wes Moore this week unveiled the ENOUGH Act, a first-in-the-nation state-level effort to end concentrated poverty. Joined at LIFE Ministries Church in Brooklyn by Lieutenant Governor Aruna Miller; Senate President Bill Ferguson; Speaker of the House Adrienne A. Jones; Baltimore Mayor Brandon M. Scott; Baltimore City Councilwoman Phylicia Porter; Baltimore Community Foundation Chief Executive Officer Dr. Shanaysha Sauls; …