“Show some courage, Baltimore County Council: raise taxes”

Our Revolution Baltimore Co-Chair Sheila Ruth‘s op-ed is in today’s Baltimore Sun:

Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski last week showed what real leadership looks like in presenting his first budget message.

Keep in mind, he inherited a mess: an $81 million deficit, and, among other things, he discovered that the county has been plundering the retiree health benefits fund to pay for county operating expenses. Not only would it be difficult to pay for any of his priorities, but he had to find a way to close the deficit.

Click here to read the rest of Sheila’s outstanding editorial.

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