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John A. Olszewski Jr.

Bravo to Olszewski for doing the unthinkable

Bravo to Olszewski for doing the unthinkable

I read with interest the comments by Sheila Ruth and agree wholeheartedly with her sentiments (“Show some courage, Baltimore County Council: raise taxes,” April 22). I am not a public official, but I have been involved with Baltimore County over the years, most recently serving as the chairman of the Baltimore County Liquor Board during the reign of County Executive James T. Smith Jr.

I was not an early backer of John Olszewski; rather I supported Jim Brochin for county executive. After Mr. Olszewski’s victory, I began to follow his positions...