Comptroller

peter franchot

Franchot Campaigning To Extend Summer Break Until After Labor Day

There are calls to push back the school year in Maryland. A high-ranking state official petitions to extend summer break until after Labor Day. Not everybody supports the idea.

08/11/2014

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Sherlock Franchot Is On The Hunt For Md. Owners Of Unclaimed Funds

The state comptroller’s office is opening a treasure chest and inviting Marylanders to dig in.

04/17/2014

FRANCHOT

Comptroller Supports Changing Md. Estate Tax

Comptroller Peter Franchot is expressing support for Maryland to recouple its estate tax with the federal government.

01/16/2014

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Comptroller Peter Franchot Urges Holiday Shoppers To Buy Local

Maryland’s small business retailers hang their hopes on a brisk holiday shopping season. Santa has an elf in state government who is rallying for their support.

12/11/2013

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Report: After Labor Day School Start Would Help Economy

Maryland’s comptroller on Thursday called on schools to start after Labor Day in hopes of boosting the state’s economy, citing a report projecting a delay in beginning the school year could result in an additional $74.3 million in direct economic activity.

08/15/2013

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Save Money, Shop Maryland Tax-Free Week

Attention shoppers. The Maryland Tax-Free Week kicks off Sunday.

08/08/2013

FRANCHOT

Franchot Notes Tax Credit With Health Care Reform

The comptroller of Maryland is calling attention to a tax credit available to small businesses to help offset costs relating to the federal health care overhaul.

07/19/2013

Peter Franchot

Md. Comptroller Gives Gov. O’Malley $271 Unclaimed Property Check

For once, Gov. Martin O’Malley got a pleasant surprise from Comptroller Peter Franchot at the start of a Board of Public Works meeting.

05/15/2013

Peter Franchot

Comptroller Calls On Towson Univ. President To Resign Over Sports Program Flap

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is calling on the president of Towson University to resign over her handling of sports programs at the university.

04/18/2013

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Tax Day: Those Who Owe Wait To The Last Minute To File

There are estimates that 20-30 percent of us wait till the last minute to file our taxes.

04/15/2013

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New Bill Would See Officers Stationed In Every Md. Public School

The man who writes the checks has signed onto a bill that would put a police officer in every Maryland public school.

02/28/2013

Peter Franchot

Senators Question Comptroller’s Travel

Two state senators are questioning travel expenses incurred by Comptroller Peter Franchot to distribute four kinds of awards. But Franchot says he believes the motivation for their inquiries is political rather than fiscal stewardship.

02/22/2013

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