Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says a gasoline sales tax proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley would be detrimental to families and businesses.
When Gov. Martin O’Malley delivers his State of the State Address on Wednesday, his talk will center on reducing a billion dollar shortfall in the budget by any means necessary.
A generous offer from some Baltimore County parents is rejected by school leaders. They offered to pay for air conditioning at their child’s school.
The Maryland Board of Public Works has deferred action on a $120 million pharmacy contract for the state’s prison inmates after a long and contentious debate.
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.