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City plans to hire former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist
City plans to hire former Baltimore Co. delegate as lobbyist

City officials plan to hire former Baltimore County Del. John A. Olszewski Jr. to lobby the General Assembly on transportation issues. The Board of Estimates on Wednesday is set to award 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. "I've worked with him on many issues. He was an able legislator. He knows the process," Young said. "I think he got caught up in a little Republican wave that took out a good...

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