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Kevin Kamenetz

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  • Kamenetz delays, county residents pay [Letter]

    Kamenetz delays, county residents pay [Letter]
    As one of those impacted by Baltimore County's unwillingness to pay a judgment against it for the overcharging some police department retirees for their health benefits, I believe that County Executive Kevin Kamenetz has the responsibility to comply...
  • Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core

    Baltimore County schools' troubled rollout of curriculum draws criticism of Common Core
    Union officials and lawmakers seized on Baltimore County's bungled rollout of a Common Core curriculum to renew calls to give teachers and school districts more time to implement the new rigorous education standards. The county school system paid $2.1...
  • Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC

    Digital fabrication company brings advanced manufacturing to UMBC
    It's Tuesday morning and the whir of machinery fills the room at the newest company to join the south campus of BWTech Research and Technology Park at UMBC. Technician Steven Turrentine, 50, of Catonsville, has just programmed an infrared laser...
  • Baltimore Co. Council considers restrictions on hookah lounges

    Baltimore Co. Council considers restrictions on hookah lounges
    Hookah lounge owners in Baltimore County told the County Council on Tuesday that proposed legislation to make them close earlier would put them out of business. Council members are weighing a proposal by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that would...
  • Sensible model needed for rec council volunteer background checks [Editorial]

    Parents with children in Baltimore County Recreation and Parks programs may have been caught by surprise by the news that the County Council is considering a proposal to require background checks of rec volunteers and coaches. Many might have assumed that...
  • Kamenetz endorses DeJuliis for senate, Bevins for council

    Kamenetz endorses DeJuliis for senate, Bevins for council
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz today announced he will formally support Connie DeJuliis in her bid for state Senate. DeJuliis is challenging Sen. Jim Brochin of Towson in the Democratic primary for District 42. “As a small business...
  • Fallen county firefighter, police officer remembered

    Fallen county firefighter, police officer remembered
    After learning his son had been shot to death while serving a warrant at a Catonsville home, Officer Jason Schneider's father found comfort in knowing his son had died doing something that mattered. Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz recalled...
  • Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations

    Kamenetz proposes hookah lounge regulations
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz proposed legislation Tuesday that would mandate county hookah lounges close at 8 p.m. on weeknights and 9 p.m. on weekends, hours before their current early-morning closing times. "This is another common-sense...
  • Baltimore County Council backs bill requiring background check for coaches

    Baltimore County Council backs bill requiring background check for coaches
    The Baltimore County Council approved legislation Monday requiring coaches and other recreation volunteers who work with children to undergo background checks, a move officials said is meant to protect children from sexual predators. The county is the...
  • Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld

    Age bias ruling on Balto. Co. pensions upheld
    A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling that Baltimore County discriminated against older employees when it required them to contribute more to their pensions than younger employees. Since 2007, the county has battled a lawsuit brought by the U.S....
  • Baltimore Co. police union seeks contempt charge for Kamenetz

    Baltimore Co. police union seeks contempt charge for Kamenetz
    The Baltimore County police union is asking a judge to hold Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and other county officials in contempt for not complying with an order to refund more than $1.4 million to retirees who overpaid health insurance...
  • Time ripe for passage of hybrid school board bill [Editorial]

    Time ripe for passage of hybrid school board bill [Editorial]
    A proposal to change the Baltimore County School Board from an all-appointed body to a mixture of appointed and elected members, usually called a "hybrid board," has been on the table for years without becoming a reality. This year, that might change....