OIG Report: Baltimore County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins Violated Charter When She Moved Outside Her DistrictBaltimore County Councilwoman Cathy Bevins, a Democrat representing District 6, violated the county charter earlier this year when she moved to a house in a neighboring councilmanic district, according to a new report by the Baltimore County Office of the Inspector General.
Baltimore County Council To Vote Tuesday On Oversight Board For Office of Inspector GeneralThe Baltimore County Office of the Inspector General would have an oversight board and updated rules governing the office that would align with the statutes with other jurisdictions, according to legislation Baltimore County Johnny Olszewski Jr. will introduce to the county council Tuesday.
Baltimore County Councilman Plans To Introduce Legislation Banning Police From Using ChokeholdsMany states have banned the use of chokeholds by police in the wake of George Floyd's death. Now, a Baltimore County councilman also wants the change made locally.
Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Releases New FY21 Budget Amid Economic Concerns Caused By COVID-19 PandemicA newly submitted Fiscal Year 2021 budget for Baltimore County is set to prioritize education, neighborhood safety and keep government services in tact, for $3.9 billion.
Baltimore County Council Passes Bill To Require More Security At Gun Shops, ShowsThe Baltimore County Council passed a bill Tuesday that would require more security at gun shops and gun shows.
Baltimore County Council Approves Tax Increases On Income, Cell Phone ServiceThe Baltimore County Council voted on party lines to pass County Executive Johnny Olszewski's plan to raise the income tax rate for the first time since 1992.
Baltimore Co. Council Consider Raising Unsupervised Access To Loaded Guns Age To 18The Baltimore County Council is considering a local update to a state gun law.
Baltimore Co. Council Holding Public Hearing For Input On Kamenetz’s ReplacementThe sudden death of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has left a gap in county government that the council must now fill.
Baltimore Co. Council Tables Bill On Immigration Status Checks For People In Police Custody The Baltimore County Council has voted to table a bill that would require immigration status checks for people in police custody.
Baltimore County Council Approves Transgender Rights BillThe Baltimore County Council approves a controversial measure protecting transgender people from discrimination. The bill was brought on by a high-profile attack on a transgender woman at McDonald's.
Baltimore County Council Works To Revitalize TowsonThe Baltimore County Council has adopted a new measure to help revitalize downtown Towson.