Baltimore County’s second council district map gets judicial OK over civil rights groups’ objections – Baltimore Sun

A federal judge approved Baltimore County Council’s second attempt to redraw council district boundaries Thursday, but civil rights groups continued to insist the map doesn’t deliver a “level playing field” for Black voters. U.S. District [...]

2022-03-24T22:00:53-04:00March 24th, 2022|Categories: Legislation|Tags: , |Comments Off on Baltimore County’s second council district map gets judicial OK over civil rights groups’ objections – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County executive proposes bill making it easier for police to shutter ‘nuisance’ businesses – Baltimore Sun

Closing businesses deemed “public nuisances” would be easier for police under a bill to be proposed Monday by Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. Current law allows the chief of police to close a business [...]

2022-03-07T17:25:28-05:00March 7th, 2022|Categories: Crime, Legislation|Tags: |Comments Off on Baltimore County executive proposes bill making it easier for police to shutter ‘nuisance’ businesses – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County coalition wants referendum adding four seats to growing county’s council – Baltimore Sun

A coalition of Baltimore County groups is calling for a referendum to be tacked onto November’s ballot that, if passed, would add four seats to the seven-member county council beginning with the 2026 election. Organizers [...]

2022-03-05T22:02:49-05:00March 5th, 2022|Categories: Government, Legislation|Tags: |Comments Off on Baltimore County coalition wants referendum adding four seats to growing county’s council – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore County Council approves bill allowing civil fines on noisy neighbors – Baltimore Sun

The Baltimore County Council unanimously approved legislation Tuesday night that will allow law enforcement to impose civil fines against rowdy residents and their landlords, expanding and cementing a Towson pilot program that neighborhood groups said [...]

2021-07-07T16:31:54-04:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Legislation|Tags: , |Comments Off on Baltimore County Council approves bill allowing civil fines on noisy neighbors – Baltimore Sun
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