MOOS 10th Anniversary

June 10, 2017

I had the pleasure of attending the 10th Annual bull roast of the Baltimore MOOS, a charitable organization that calls Dundalk home. Their mission is to have fun and help young people, having donated to multiple causes over the years to help support young people in need of medical and social services.

Press Release: The Facts on 287g

June 5, 2017

Getting the facts out there in the face of misinformation and political rhetoric is important because public safety and upholding the law should never be partisan. Continue reading

Press Release: Bill 32-17 Department of Corrections – Duties

May 16, 2017

An elected official’s first duty is to public safety. Continue reading

Bill 32-17: Department of Corrections – Duties

May 16, 2017

An elected official’s first duty is to public safety. Today, there are very real threats to our communities in the form of criminal illegal immigrants who not only disregarded our laws by crossing the border at least once, but continue their criminal behavior and are now incarcerated in our county detention center, and awaiting release…

Bill 8-17: Building Permits – Rat Eradication

February 16, 2017

The bill requires that the property owner has a certified pest control technician from a licensed company certify that an eradication was performed. I introduced, and the Council passed Bill 8-17, aimed at addressing cases where buildings are razed to permit new development. The bill requires that the property owner has a certified pest control technician…

Bill 84-16: Transient Occupancy Tax

November 21, 2016

The Tourism Bill will take 8% of the county’s existing hotel tax in order to increase that $35k a year by roughly $650k! This will give the county the funding it needs to promote some of the treasures we have. I was proud to co-sponsor Bill 84-16, which allocates a percentage of the revenue derived from…

Bill 1-16: Human Relations – Veterans

January 6, 2016

I believe one group has been especially overlooked: the people responsible for the freedoms we enjoy – our military veterans. On January 4th I introduced Bill 1-16 at the County Council’s first Legislative Session of the year. I consider the legislation to be of landmark importance, and wanted to be sure to share the reasoning behind the bill…

Bill 86-15: Manufacturing, Heavy (M.H.) Zone Use Regulations

December 9, 2015

Our district has been devastated by job loss, and our constituents deserve every effort to attract jobs to Sparrows Point. On Monday night, Dec. 7, the County Council voted on Bill 86-15, which is legislation I sponsored. It is perhaps the most important economic development legislation in the history of the 7th District, if not Baltimore County,…