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Mount Royal Middle School Students Learn About Stocks & Bonds

Imagine learning about stocks and bonds in the sixth grade. It’s what one curriculum in Baltimore City aims to do.

05/04/2012

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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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Board Holds Property Tax Steady

Maryland’s property tax will hold steady for now, but Comptroller Peter Franchot is warning about rising debt service obligations in upcoming years.

04/18/2012

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Comptroller: Maryland May Have Some Of Your Money

The state of Maryland is holding hundreds of thousands of dollars and some of it could be yours.

04/15/2012

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Comptroller’s Office Offers Free Tax Prep Help

As the April 17 tax filing deadline approaches, comptroller Peter Franchot is offering free tax assistance through his agency.

04/11/2012

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Md. Comptroller To Visit Prince George’s School

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is visiting a school in Prince George’s County as part of a statewide tour.

03/22/2012

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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 Says Gas Tax Would Hurt Families

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says a gasoline sales tax proposed by Gov. Martin O’Malley would be detrimental to families and businesses.

02/07/2012

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Gov. O’Malley’s State Of State Address Will Focus On Budget

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.

01/31/2012

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Baltimore Co. Parents Offer To Pay For School’s Air Conditioning; Officials Say No

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.

01/29/2012

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Board Defers Decision On $120M Pharmacy Contract

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.

12/21/2011

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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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