Tag: John Olszewski

Olszewski fields reforms for lobbying, government watchdog, public campaign financing

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski. Image via Facebook.

Baltimore County’s new executive is putting forth a package of proposed lobbying rule changes, as well as the creation of a dedicated watchdog office and an avenue for political candidates to opt for public financing.

Prompted by councilman, Olszewski to ask White Marsh Mall to adopt ‘unsupervised youth’ policy

Photo via White Marsh Mall website

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski responded Friday to Councilman David Marks’ demand that White Marsh Mall institute a curfew for minors on weekends, saying he plans to ask mall leadership to develop its own policy concerning teens.

T.J. Smith, former chief spokesman for Baltimore police, joining Olszewski administration

Chief spokesman T.J. Smith and Maj. Chris Jones, head of homicide, announces charges against a 14-year-old in the murder and rape of an elderly woman.

T.J. Smith’s retirement from government press relations didn’t last long. Today, roughly three months after he announced his resignation from the Baltimore Police Department with an open letter to the city, Baltimore County Executive John Olszewski Jr.’s office announced Smith as its new press secretary.

Olszewski appeals to GM to reconsider closing White Marsh plant, invites CEO to visit

Image via the UAW Local 239’s Facebook page.

Weeks after General Motors announced the closure of its plant in White Marsh, costing the county more than 300 jobs, County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. has asked the company’s leadership to reconsider.

Baltimore Co. police chief to retire, national search for his replacement underway

Photo via Baltimore County Police Department/Facebook

After more than 13 combined years at the helm of the Baltimore County Police Department, Chief Terrence Sheridan plans to retire in the middle of next year, newly installed County Executive John Olszewski, Jr. announced today.