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.
More than $300 million—that’s how much Maryland taxpayers have contributed to Coppin State University. It’s an investment to help raise graduation rates.
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.
Comptroller Peter Franchot is continuing his push to require Maryland public school students to take a standalone course in financial literacy.
A new campaign to encourage financial literacy education gets underway in Maryland this week.
Summer temperatures may be winding down, but the battle over air conditioning in Baltimore County schools is heating up. Parents complain too many schools turn into ovens when the mercury rises.
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.
Comptroller Peter Franchot’s office estimates Maryland lost more than $2 million in revenue due to business lost in Ocean City because of Hurricane Irene last weekend.
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.