December 28, 2017

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Maryland's top tax collector doesn't think much of the federal tax reform bill President Trump just signed.

Comptroller Peter Franchot tells WBAL NewsRadio 1090 that the federa...

December 21, 2017

CAMBRIDGE — The Simmons Center Market family welcomed a visit from Comptroller Peter Franchot on Friday, Dec. 15, part of his annual initiative to encourage consumers to shop at small, local businesses during the holiday season.

“Stores like Ricky’s employ our neighbors...

December 19, 2017

CAMBRIDGE — Comptroller Peter Franchot visited Cambridge’s RAR Brewing on Friday, Dec. 15, to rally support for the Reform on Tap Act of 2018, meant to lift restrictions that were placed on craft breweries in Maryland with the passing of House Bill 1283.

As chief regul...

December 16, 2017

To all of our readers who are beer drinkers — or to those who just care about a more business-friendly environment in Maryland — we propose a toast: Raise your glasses to Peter Franchot!

Franchot, who as the state comptroller collects taxes and other revenue, announced...

December 14, 2017

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HAGERSTOWN, Md. - Politics and beer are an unlikely and sometimes dangerous pairing, but for craft beer lovers, it was...

December 14, 2017

CUMBERLAND — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot urged citizens to “shop local” during a visit to Cumberland Thursday where he purchased gifts at several downtown businesses.

For the last few years, Franchot has been visiting numerous towns across Maryland during Decemb...

December 13, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot painted a grisly picture of Maryland's economy after the Board of Revenue Estimates reduced its revenue projection for fiscal 2018 by $73.2 million.

The decrease of less than 1 percent means Maryland now estimates revenue to be $17.1 bill...

December 12, 2017

NORTH EAST — In a role reversal this holiday season, Comptroller Peter Franchot presented Cecil County Shop with a Cop an gift Tuesday afternoon — the 2017 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award.

“It goes without saying that Shop with a Cop embodies the same attit...

December 8, 2017

Comptroller Peter Franchot honored the Catch A Lift Fund (CAL) on Friday.

He presented the organization with the 2017 William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award for Baltimore County.

CAL started in 2010 in memory of Army Cpl. Chris Coffland, a Gilman High School g...

December 7, 2017

For Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, Thursday afternoon was filled with seeing what makes Carroll County the community it is — from the youth who give back to the corporations who create jobs to the local businesses that help hold the community together.

On the thir...

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