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Kevin Kamenetz

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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Librarians question Baltimore County plan to shift IT positions

    Librarians question Baltimore County plan to shift IT positions
    Public library advocates are questioning a Baltimore County plan to transfer library information-technology services to the county government's IT office, saying it could set a precedent that threatens the library's autonomy. County Executive Kevin...
  • Baltimore County's approved budget focuses on school spending

    Baltimore County's approved budget focuses on school spending
    The Baltimore County Council formally approved a fiscal 2015 operating budget Thursday that sends more than half of the overall $2.9 billion allocation to the county's school system. County schools will receive $1.5 billion in the budget, as well as...
  • With hundreds joining, Perry Hall's dog park has bred lots of excitement

    With hundreds joining, Perry Hall's dog park has bred lots of excitement
    When she gets home in the evening, Lois Lorenz's three dogs — two bassets and a beagle — are more than ready for their daily trip to the Perry Paw Dog Park. "When I walk in the house, Bella brings me my tennis shoes," she said. Geoff Young...
  • Slate accounts a target for government watchdogs

    Slate accounts a target for government watchdogs
    The type of campaign account that Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is using to bolster candidates he favors is used widely in Maryland politics, but critics say it lacks transparency. Kamenetz transferred more than $100,000 of his campaign...
  • Kamenetz's opposition is reason to support Vicki Almond [Letter]

    Kamenetz's opposition is reason to support Vicki Almond [Letter]
    The article "Kamenetz and developer funding chest for campaigns" (May 21) made it clear that County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and the moneyed development interests that support him want Councilwoman Vicki Almond out of office because she does not...
  • Kamenetz the big money candidate [Letter]

    Kamenetz the big money candidate [Letter]
    Your editorial clearly defines the problem we face in Baltimore County government — the abundance of special interest money in the hands of elected officials with less than altruistic intentions ("Kamenetz the kingmaker," May 23). Big money is a...
  • Cockeysville native launches to International Space Station

    Cockeysville native launches to International Space Station
    A few minutes after 4 p.m. Wednesday, Cockeysville native Reid Wiseman officially left the Earth to cheers at his high school alma mater. The distinction of "going to space" isn't technically earned until one is 50 miles above the Earth's surface,...
  • Baltimore County will pay in police retiree case

    Baltimore County will pay in police retiree case
    Baltimore County will pay at least $1.6 million in a dispute with the police union over health insurance overpayments, county officials said Wednesday, ending a lengthy legal standoff during which a judge at one point threatened County Executive Kevin...
  • The arrogance of Kamenetz [Letter]

    The arrogance of Kamenetz [Letter]
    Thank you for your editorial on the questionable relationship between Caves Valley Partners and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz ("Kamenetz the kingmaker," May 22). Your editorial brought to light several important issues surrounding loopholes in...