Maryland Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot made clear before taking office in 2007 that he would expand the job description beyond collecting taxes, paying the state’s bills and auditing its agencies, and he is living up to that promise.
Gov. Martin O’Malley’s budget secretary said Thursday that the state has a general fund surplus of $344 million over previous budget estimates for fiscal year 2011, which ended June 30.
Sunday marks the start of a tax-free shopping week around the state. For many parents, the discount is just in time for back-to-school shopping.
The Maryland Board of Public Works is scheduled to consider approving bonds needed to build a new public health laboratory in Baltimore.
If you’re looking for a good reason to hit the mall, here’s one. The state is giving Marylanders a break with another tax-free holiday.
It’s a new day for wine in Maryland. Direct ship, ordering wine by mail, is now legal. Maryland vineyards are signing up.
Comptroller Peter Franchot will be announcing alcohol, tobacco and motor fuel violations for fiscal year 2011 in Maryland.
How would you like the idea of a tax break at the gas pump? It’s an idea being kicked around in other states.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot has been sworn into his second term in Annapolis.