Comptroller Peter Franchot
Maryland has ended fiscal year 2012 with nearly $230 million more than expected.
Millions of tax dollars are going up in smoke. The Maryland comptroller’s office is cracking down on cigarette smuggling.
Governor Martin O’Malley is expected to sign the state’s new income tax hike into law next week. He called the General Assembly into special session this week to raise taxes to avoid cuts in 2013 budget. State comptroller Peter Franchot was among those objecting to the tax hike.
Maryland’s property tax will hold steady for now, but Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning about rising debt service obligations in upcoming years.
Comptroller Peter Franchot wants to crack down on cigarette smuggling.
A generous offer from some Baltimore County parents is rejected by school leaders. They offered to pay for air conditioning at their child’s school.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is continuing his push to require Maryland public school students to take a standalone course in financial literacy.