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Baltimore County Council unanimously appoints Don Mohler, Kamenetz’s chief of staff, as interim executive

Don Mohler, newly appointed interim Baltimore County executive. Image via Twitter.

Two weeks after the sudden overnight death of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County lawmakers have appointed his chief of staff to serve out his term.

Baltimore County Council approves more than $1.4 Million in aid for Sinclair Broadcast Group



Sinclair Broadcast Group’s logo, via Wikimedia Commons

In an effort to retain Hunt Valley-based conservative-leaning TV news conglomerate Sinclair Broadcast Group, Baltimore County lawmakers have endorsed a state loan of $1.3 million–and offered up an additional $130,000 of the county’s money—to help the corporation expand and hire more workers for its Hunt Valley headquarters.

Veteran Policymaker Izzy Patoka Running for County Council

Photo via Jmore

By Peter Arnold

A policymaker in city and state political circles for the past three decades, Israel C. “Izzy” Patoka will soon launch his campaign bid for Baltimore County Council for the 2nd District. The Baltimore native is director of community development for LifeBridge Health.

Baltimore Co. Council Delays Discussion on Body Cam Privacy Resolution

Photo via Baltimore County Police Department

Lawmakers in Baltimore County last night delayed a talk on a proposal calling for stricter rules across Maryland for public access to police body camera footage.

Two Balt. Co. Lawmakers Propose Narrowing Public Access to Police Body Cam Footage

Photo via Baltimore County Police Department

A proposal in Baltimore County would push Maryland lawmakers to tighten access to policy body camera footage considered to be public record.

Baltimore County Lawmakers to Vote on $2M State Loan for Amazon Distribution Center

Amazon’s fulfillment center in Southeast Baltimore. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

Lawmakers in Baltimore County will decide tonight whether to formally back a $2 million loan for Amazon to build a new distribution center in Sparrows Point.

Baltimore Co. Council Tables Vote to Scale Back Planned ‘Towson Station’ Royal Farms

A sign for Royal Farms in Hampden

In the latest twist of fate for a very controversial gas station and convenience store proposed for Towson, county lawmakers voted not to take any decisive action last night.