Welcome! I am an activist working in southwest Baltimore County. My top issues include campaign finance reform, a healthy environment, smarter development, a living wage, and an end to housing discrimination. But most of all, I work to hold county government accountable by highlighting our needs and whether they are being met.

Join the fight for a better Baltimore County by taking advantage of the resources, groups, events, and opportunities on this website.

Recent Posts

How Much Impact Will the Impact Fees Bill Have?

June 10, 2019

The development impact fees bill that passed the Baltimore County Council on May 23 was a compromise bill that included provisions from both the County Executive's version and Councilman David Marks's version, with some addition provisions and exemptions added. Some of those provisions were added at the request of other council members. However, some of the exemptions and changes seem ... read more

Progress in Baltimore County

May 24, 2019

Yesterday, I attended the Baltimore County Council Budget Legislative Session. The Council convened to vote on County Executive Johnny Olszewski’s budget and all related bills. The good news is that the package passed largely intact. There were some changes, which I’ll explain below, but I’m excited to say that Baltimore County will be moving forward with some significant progress. First, ... read more

Baltimore County Ethics and Government Reform

March 7, 2019

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski has introduced a very important ethics and government reform package. Time is short and we need your help to support this reform package! The hearing will be next Tuesday, March 12, and the county council will vote the following Monday, March 18. See below for ways that you can help. The package consists of three ... read more

Catonsville Flood 2018

May 29, 2018

Photo credit: Official Baltimore County Police & FireSunday’s rainstorm flooded Catonsville and devastated Ellicott City, damaging homes, businesses, roads, and lives. The Baltimore Sun reposted this article from 2016, exploring overdevelopment’s impact on the flood in Ellicott City. Although it’s difficult to pinpoint how much development contributed to the devastation last Sunday and in 2016, there’s a clear link between impervious ... read more