February 26, 2018

PRINCESS ANNE — There’s no longer a craft brewer operating in Somerset County but the County Commissioners went on record to support legislative initiatives Comptroller Peter Franchot says will benefit Maryland craft breweries.
House Bill 518 titled the Reform on Tap A...

February 23, 2018

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot took his case for fewer limits on the state’s craft brewers before a panel of lawmakers whose hearing room turned into a lion’s den Friday as delegates accused him of fomenting rancor over the issue.


Franchot had promoted the hearing...

February 22, 2018

Nine members of the Baltimore City Council have signed on to a letter supporting the Reform on Tap Act of 2018, Comptroller Peter Franchot’s bill to loosen regulations on craft breweries in the state.


Noticeably absent: Mayor Catherine Pugh and City Council President B...

February 22, 2018

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) visited the Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center on Wednesday to present nonprofit organization LEAP Forward with the prestigious William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award.


Unofficially organized in 1998, Launching Educati...

February 22, 2018

ANNAPOLIS — Comptroller Peter Franchot raised concerns during the Maryland Board of Public Works meeting Wednesday, Feb. 21, over “a massive stormwater runoff” from the Four Seasons development site on Kent Island recently that sent plumes of sediment into Macum Creek...

February 18, 2018

EASTON — State Comptroller Peter Franchot paid a visit to the Talbot Interfaith Shelter at Easton’s Promise on Thursday, Feb. 15, to honor it with a proclamation for its efforts in ending homelessness in Maryland.
“I want to congratulate you all on this project on beha...

February 14, 2018

Back in April of 2017, we wrote about how Maryland had just finished attempting to screw the state’s craft brewers via a new piece of legislation known as House Bill 1283. Introduced in secret and hidden from the state’s brewers until it had already passed the House of...

February 8, 2018

Following multiple calls to replace Dulaney High School in Timonium, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz agreed to set aside funding for a new school in 2019, according to several reports.


In a letter to Interim Superintendent Verletta White, Kamenetz committed t...

February 2, 2018

ANNAPOLIS — Mayors from across Maryland, including the elected leaders of Annapolis, Frederick, Cambridge and Ocean City, Thursday, Feb. 1, joined Comptroller Peter Franchot at Chesapeake Brewing Company in Annapolis to publicly endorse House Bill 518 — The Reform on T...

February 2, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Comptroller Peter Franchot ordered his office to stop processing electronic tax returns from nine tax preparers from around the state.


The preparers were flagged after a the Comptroller's Office noticed a high volume of questionable returns.


"My top pr...

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