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Franchot To Seek Re-Election As Comptroller; Won’t Run For Governor In 2014

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says he will seek re-election as comptroller instead of running for governor in 2014.

12/11/2012

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Franchot Urges Voters To Reject Congressional Map

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is urging voters to reject the state’s congressional map, which will be on the ballot in November.

10/16/2012

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Baltimore Comptroller Sues City Over Phone System

The Baltimore comptroller is suing the administration of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to block its office of information technology from installing a new phone system.

10/13/2012

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Tobacco & Alcohol Contraband Violations Have Increased In Md.

Millions of tax dollars are going up in smoke. The Maryland comptroller’s office is cracking down on cigarette smuggling.

07/25/2012

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Solicitor: Phone Spending Doesn’t Violate Law

The city solicitor says spending on telephone and network equipment and services was not unusual and didn’t violate law.

06/22/2012

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Baltimore Mayor’s Office: Phone Contract Competitively Bid

The mayor’s office says a contract for phone and network equipment was competitively bid.

06/21/2012

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Baltimore Inspector General Probing Phone Deal

Baltimore’s inspector general says he will look into allegations the mayor’s office illegally purchased video phones, the latest clash between the mayor and the city’s comptroller.

06/15/2012

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Md. Comptroller Peter Franchot Says He Is Considering A Run For Governor

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.

05/17/2012

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Comptroller Peter Franchot Says Md. Tax Hike Is Not Justified

Debate over a state income tax increase expands beyond the statehouse. Maryland’s legislative leaders are still laying the groundwork for a special session to settle budget issues that failed to be resolved before the end of the regular legislative session.

04/26/2012

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O’Malley Spars With Franchot Over Gas Tax Proposal

Gov. Martin O’Malley fired back Wednesday at Comptroller Peter Franchot for criticism of O’Malley’s gas tax proposal, describing him as “kind of our version of Mitt Romney.”

02/08/2012

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Franchot Helps Put Together Poultry Summit

At the region’s first Delmarva Poultry Summit at Salisbury University on Wednesday, Peter Franchot reminded a diverse audience that two years ago, growers on Maryland’s Eastern Shore produced $640 million worth of poultry, with Wicomico County’s share alone totaling $250 million.

12/15/2011

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Comptroller: Internet Sales Tax Would Be Minimal

Maryland should not expect to generate significant new revenue by chasing unpaid sales and use taxes from online sellers without changes in federal law to enable states to collect the money, the state’s comptroller said.

11/04/2011

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