Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz plans to veto a bill that would free the Metro Centre at Owings Mills of various regulations, after County Council members amended the bill to protect plans for a nearby development.
Baltimore County Council members sparred Monday over a bill that will exempt the Metro Centre at Owings Mills from many development regulations, with the legislation's sponsor accusing some of his colleagues of working to change it behind his back.
A last-ditch bargaining effort was not enough to overcome County Executive Kevin Kamenetz' opposition as a bill that would ultimately add elected members to the Baltimore County Board of Education died on the House floor Monday night.
Developers in some parts of northeastern Baltimore County would no longer be able to squeeze new properties onto existing lots without a new road, under a bill introduced by three County Council members Monday.
Baltimore County Council members on Monday tabled legislation proposed by County Executive Kevin Kamenetz that could have reduced some workers' pensions, after pressure from unions that said the bill undermined labor rights.
To make ends meet in Baltimore County, a family of three that includes an adult, a preschool child and a school-age child needs to make nearly $62,000 to cover basic needs, a new study finds. That is more than three times the federal poverty level.
By By Felicia R. Garay-Stanton and Capital News Service special report
COLLEGE PARK — A new study says that in order to make ends meet in Baltimore County, a family of three — including an adult, a preschool child and a school-age child — needs to make nearly $62,000 to cover basic needs.
By By Felicia R. Garay-Stanton and Capital News Service
Nearly a year after one of the nation's most high-profile assaults on a transgender person happened at a Baltimore County McDonald's, the County Council is considering legislation to ban discrimination based on gender identity.
When Baltimore County Council members hold their first meeting of 2012 on Tuesday, they're scheduled to pick their leader for the year — and for the first time in nearly three decades, it's set to be a woman.
In a year that has seen both successes and failures, community leaders point to Councilman David Marks' involvement in the community as a hallmark of his first year as the 5th District County Councilman.