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WASHINGTON POST: Opinion: Peter Franchot: Why I support a vaccine passport for Maryland

Here’s why I support a vaccine passport: Because it’s time for people who follow best practices and science — a vast majority of our state by any measure — to be able to return to their daily lives and routines. As the coronavirus evolves, so must our strategies.

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JAN 24, 2022

WASHINGTON INFORMER: FRANCHOT: A Road Map for Maryland’s Historic and One-Time $6 Billion Surplus

Maryland has an extra $6 billion in its bank and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to invest in meaningful, life-changing ways that deliver immediate results for our citizens. With rising COVID cases, we must use our historic surplus to help fellow Marylanders who continue to struggle, while also investing wisely for the future by bolstering our Rainy Day Fund and paying for critical infrastructure projects.

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JAN 5, 2022

MARYLAND MATTERS: Md. Child Care Providers Say They Need Higher Enrollment and Funding to Survive

Maryland child care advocates told the comptroller’s workgroup examining pandemic stimulus spending that although the additional money has been critical in stabilizing their industry, they are still operating “razor-thin margins,” struggling to find qualified workers and want to receive aid faster.

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DEC 9, 2021

MARYLAND MATTERS: Franchot Aims to Earn Voters’ Confidence ‘To Do Something Transformative on the Climate Issue’

Peter V.R. Franchot arrived in Washington, D.C., as a young lawyer in 1979, to take a job as legislative counsel to the Union of Concerned Scientists. Just a few weeks later, there was a near-meltdown at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant in Pennsylvania, and Franchot found himself on national TV and on Capitol Hill, testifying about the dangers of nuclear power.

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NOV 15, 2021

WYPR: Franchot: Maryland 'deplorably inadequate' at distributing pandemic aid

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot offered harsh criticism of the state’s distribution of federal American Rescue Plan Act, or ARPA, funds during a meeting Tuesday about pandemic relief spending.

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NOV 9, 2021