May 29, 2018

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is giving businesses affected by the devastating flooding in Ellicott City this past weekend more time to pay their sales taxes.


Ellicott City-area businesses will receive a six-month extension for Howard County business tax returns...

May 24, 2018

OAKLAND — A Garrett County family, who turned their heartache from losing a 2-year-old son into a passion for helping thousands of children, was honored Wednesday by Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot.


Krystal and Brian Boals, who started Landon’s Library in honor of...

May 22, 2018

OAKLAND — Comptroller Peter Franchot will visit Garrett County on Wednesday, part of a statewide pre-summer promotion of family-friendly venues.


Franchot will start at the Simon Pearce Factory Store and Glassblowing Workshop to present a proclamation and tour the studi...

May 19, 2018

Comptroller Peter Franchot and agency staff will demonstrate a particular set of skills this summer and fall at local fairs and festivals to help reunite Marylanders find their “Taken” Unclaimed Property, which includes abandoned bank accounts, security deposits, insur...

May 18, 2018

ANNAPOLIS – Gov. Larry Hogan on Friday honored Eastern Shore native and former Maryland Speaker of the House of Delegates R. Clayton Mitchell Jr. by dedicating the U.S. Route 50 bridge over the Kent Island Narrows to him. The governor was joined by Comptroller Peter Fr...

May 15, 2018

The board of trustees for the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System will ask Gov. Larry Hogan to veto a bill passed by the General Assembly that changes how the board selects its chairman.


After a motion by Comptroller Peter Franchot, the board voted 7-4 to send...

May 11, 2018

SUDLERSVILLE — Family-owned Godfrey’s Farm received a proclamation from state Comptroller Peter Franchot on May 1.


The Queen Anne’s County farm owned by Tom and Lisa Godfrey grows 250 acres of hand-harvested fruits and vegetables, including asparagus, peppers, strawber...

May 9, 2018

Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) paid a visit to Farming 4 Hunger in Benedict on Wednesday to present the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award to the nonprofit.


Farming 4 Hunger, based out of Calvert, is located in Charles County and its founder, Bernie Fowler Jr...

May 4, 2018

PERRYVILLE — A man is facing criminal charges after investigators confiscated more than 12,000 packs of unstamped cigarettes valued at nearly $80,000 during an Interstate 95 traffic stop Wednesday night, according to Cecil County District Court records and the Maryland...

May 2, 2018

ANNAPOLIS — Comptroller Peter Franchot Wednesday vowed to continue to scrutinize and question school construction projects despite a new law that removes him and the Board of Public Works from any oversight of such projects.


The comptroller and Gov. Larry Hogan raised...

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