Hundreds of cartons of unstamped cigarettes worth nearly $50,000 were seized last week by Maryland State Police and agents of the Maryland Comptroller's Office during a traffic stop on Interstate 81, according to Comptroller Peter Franchot.
That is at least partly because the Maryland comptroller usually gets a friendly reception here, as he did Friday from the Washington County Commissioners when he stopped by on a swing through Western Maryland.
A last-minute bill passed by the General Assembly involving Maryland's $50 billion pension fund has become the latest point of contention in the ongoing feud between Comptroller Peter Franchot and top Democratic lawmakers.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Comptroller Peter Franchot announced today that his office has stopped processing electronic tax returns from 20 more tax preparers at 20 locations in Maryland, Virginia and Georgia. The immediate suspensions were due to a high volume of questionable...
Comptroller Peter Franchot isn't joining the rah-rahs and backslapping that he feels traditionally follows the end of the General Assembly. Instead, he's already turning an eye to campaign season, and to unseating a top Democrat.