Plastic Bag Ban Update + Nonprofit Trains Black Workers: Perry Hall News


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1. Baltimore County Council passes amendments to plastic bag ban two weeks before its start ( subscribers only, free version posted here) — Baltimore County Council has passed amendments to a plastic bag ban, set to start in two weeks. The amendments exempt liquor stores, certain reusable bags, and some paper bags from the ban. However, County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr. plans to veto these amendments.

2. IT entrepreneur aims to bridge Black tech gap one IT certification at a time ( — James Mitchell, a Baltimore native, relocated his IT business to Towson, Maryland, marking a significant growth in his business. He also established a non-profit foundation that provides free STEM education to underserved individuals, aiming to bridge the Black tech gap.

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