September 29, 2017

CENTREVILLE — On August 23, 2016, elected officials, county employees and Queen Anne’s County citizens gathered across from the BB&T on Commerce Street in Centreville and threw dirt in the air, gold shovels and all, to signify the beginning of the new circuit courthous...

September 27, 2017

Frederick, Md (KM). They may not have “rolled out the barrel” as the line from the song “Beer Barrel Polka” states, but brewers and hops growers welcomed Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot on Wednesday at the Flying Dog Brewery in Frederick.

Franchot, whose agency regu...

September 25, 2017

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TIMONIUM, Md. - He arrives like a building inspector after a minor tremor.

"The water fountains don't work and the floors are cracking and the foundation is...

September 22, 2017

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MIDDLETOWN, Md. - Middletown, Md. is celebrating 250 years of being a community, and Maryland state officials stopped by and visited local busin...

September 21, 2017

ANNAPOLIS — The new customer call center that Comptroller Peter Franchot promised earlier this summer for downtown Hagerstown will employ 12 full-time workers and open in early January — just in time for the 2018 tax season.

The Maryland Board of Public Works on Wednesd...

September 20, 2017

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot says state lawmakers need to accept a "new normal" after the state Board of Revenue Estimates slashed its revenue projections by $126.5 million over the next two years.

The board, comprised of Franchot, Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Sec...

September 20, 2017

ANNAPOLIS — The state’s chief tax collector Wednesday threw his support behind an effort to bring Amazon’s second headquarters to Baltimore.

Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, said he was pleased to hear Republican Gov. Larry Hogan was teaming with Baltimore Democr...

September 18, 2017

Harford Community Action Agency welcomed Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot for a visit and tour on September 15.

During his visit, Comptroller Franchot presented a Certificate of Recognition of in honor of Harford Community Action Agency's 35th anniversary to Pamela J...

September 17, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot has announced that nearly 300 people discovered more than $300,000 in unclaimed funds after visiting his agency’s booth at the Maryland State Fair this summer. One visitor discovered an unexpected windfall of $71,516. Throughout the summer, C...

September 12, 2017

CHESTERTOWN — Maryland Comptroller Peter Francot awarded Washington College with the 2017 Bright Lights Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship during a presentation Tuesday, in recognition of the college's initiatives to make education more affordable and to lessen...

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