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.
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is planning to launch a petition drive to persuade lawmakers to delay the opening of public schools until after Labor Day.
The summer travel season kicks off in just a few days and it’s expected to be one of the biggest in years. Now there’s a new plan to extend summer vacation for Maryland public schools. It’s getting cheers from students and it could bring big money to the state.
Maryland lawmakers will be wrestling with a bigger budget problem than they expected, after officials revised the state’s revenues down by about $238 million on Thursday for the current fiscal year and the next.
A measure in the Maryland House of Delegates would enable the state to withhold tax refunds from people with outstanding warrants.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is expressing support for Maryland to recouple its estate tax with the federal government.
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.
Some Maryland residents who attended state and local fairs this summer walked away with more than cotton candy and corndogs.
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.
Attention shoppers. The Maryland Tax-Free Week kicks off Sunday.
Comptroller Peter Franchot encouraged small businesses to take advantage of the tax credits under the Affordable Care Act on Monday morning at Howard County Community College.
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.