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John A. Olszewski, Jr.

City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist

City hires former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist

Former state delegate Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. of Baltimore County will join the city's payroll to lobby the General Assembly on transportation issues. The Board of Estimates on Wednesday awarded a $90,000 contract to Olszewski, a Democrat who represented Dundalk until he lost a race for state Senate during 2014's Republican wave. "I don't think they could have picked a better person," said City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young, who chairs the five-member board that approved the contract without discussion. "I've worked with him on many issues. He was an able legislator. He knows the process," Young said. "I think he got...

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